The Book of Heroes

By Miyuki Miyabe; Miyuki Miyabe (Illustrator)
(VIZ Media LLC, Paperback, 9781421540832, 350pp.)

Publication Date: November 15, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

A young girl travels into a magical land to save her brother from real-world bullies...and from the evil King in Yellow.

Reads L to R (Western Style).

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with bullies, Yuriko finds a magical book in his room. She learns that Hiroki has been possessed by The Book of Heroes, and that only she can save him. With the help of the monk Sky, the dictionary-mouse Aju, and the mysterious Man of Ash, Yuriko has to solve the mystery of her vanished brother and save the world from the evil King in Yellow.




About the Author

Miyuki Miyabe's first novel was published in 1987, and since that time she has become one of Japan's most popular and best-selling authors. Miyabe's 2007 novel Brave Story won The Batchelder Award for best children's book in translation from the American Library Association. The Book of Heroes is her sixth novel to be translated into English.

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