Sybil the Backpack Fairy Amanite by Manuela Razzi, Antonello Dalena, Michael Rodrigue


Sybil the Backpack Fairy Amanite by Manuela Razzi, Antonello Dalena, Michael Rodrigue

Nina loves having her backpack fairy Sybil around! Nina is the only person who can see or hear Sybil and the two have formed a special bond. But when Sybil unexpectedly disappears, a new fairy named Amanite shows up to take her place. Amanite brings Nina to a magical underwater world, where Nina is magically transformed into a tiny mermaid! But then things go horribly wrong when sea monsters decide that Nina look mighty delicious! Where's Sybil when Nina really needs her?


Papercutz introduces a different kind of fairy you won't find in Never-Never Land. SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Rodrigue's perky dialogue, peppered with exclamation points, is the perfect fit for Dalena and Razzi's rainbow-hued art and swirls of fairy sparkles. NO FLYING, NO TIGHTS

In an industry where there are way too many whiny girl geniuses, sullen, mopey children of the night and Mary Sues aplenty, Nina is a likeable kid with a healthy sense of who she is, interests that are obviously gratifying to her (she boxes) and a family life that is refreshingly free of slammed doors and tearful soliloquies about how no one understands. SEQUENTIAL TART

Polished and crisp fantasy-meets-reality adventure, with hints of Disney. COMIC ATTACK

With a great cliffhanger, fast-paced action scenes and a nemesis in both the real and supernatural world, Sybil the Backpack Fairy builds a rich, inventive world that will definitely appeal to an older middle grade or teen reader. SPANDEXLESS

About the Author

Michel Rodrigue has been active in art design and comics for over 25 years. He began his career as a cartoonist, designing the official mascot for the 1980's French National rugby team. After working on a comic adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac and drawing for Tintin magazine, Rodrigue launched his own studio, Cadero in the mid 1990's, which he continues to run. Antonello Dalena is an artist for Disney Italia. He has drawn the Donald Duck series Papernik for Topolino and PK3. He also works as a character designer on Artoonic

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48 pages


Manuela Razzi, Antonello Dalena, Michael Rodrigue
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Publication date

25th April 2012



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