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Illegal A graphic novel telling one boy's epic journey to Europe Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano

Hodder Children's Books
Paperback / softback 144 pages

260 x 176 x 15mm
12th Jul 2018
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This is a powerful and timely story about one boy's epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From Eoin Colfer, previously Irish Children's Laureate, and the team behind his bestselling Artemis Fowl graphic novels.Ebo: alone.His sister left months ago. Now his brother has disappeared too, and Ebo knows it can only be to make the hazardous journey to Europe.Ebo's epic journey takes him across the Sahara Desert to the dangerous streets of Tripoli, and finally out to the merciless sea. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his sister.*Winner of the Judges' Special Award at the Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Awards*'Beautifully realised and punchily told.' Alex O'Connell, The Times Children's Book of the Week'A powerful, compelling work, evocatively illustrated ... It would take a hard heart not to be moved by this book.' Financial Times


Eoin Colfer is the writer of the bestselling, award-winning Artemis Fowl series, and has sold over twenty million books worldwide. You can find him on Twitter @EoinColfer.Andrew Donkin has written over sixty books and graphic novels, including Batman for DC Comics. He is @AndrewDonkin.Giovanni Rigano has won many awards for his illustrations and is a regular at comic festivals across Europe.

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