The Return of Zita the Spacegirl (Hardcover)
First Second, 9781626720589, 240pp.
Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure in this New York Times-Bestselling graphic novel trilogy for middle grade readers.
Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces her biggest challenge yet in the third and final installment of the Zita adventures. Wrongfully imprisoned on a penitentiary planet, Zita has to plot the galaxy's greatest jailbreak before the evil prison warden can execute his plan of interstellar domination!
About the Author
Ben Hatke is the author and illustrator of the New York Times–bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy, the picture books Julia's House for Lost Creatures and Nobody Likes a Goblin, and the graphic novels Little Robot and Mighty Jack. He lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.
Praise For The Return of Zita the Spacegirl…
“Stellar . . . Hatke's storytelling and worldbuilding are top-notch, ebulliently juxtaposed against vibrantly expressive art . . . Fans of the series: Don't miss this.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“As this fine adventure comes to its final pages, Hatke leaves the door just a bit ajar for more interstellar exploits.” —Booklist, starred review
“Marvelously inventive!” —Boing Boing on the Zita Series
“A page-turner!” —Scripps Howard on the Zita Series
“Wonderful!” —Wired Geek Dad on the Zita Series