Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling by Tony Cliff
  

Synopsis

Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling by Tony Cliff

Globetrotting troublemaker Delilah Dirk and her loyal friend Selim are just minding their own business, peacefully raiding castles and and traipsing across enemy lines, when they attract the unwanted attention of the English Army. Before they know it, Delilah and Selim have gotten themselves accused of espionage against the British crown! Delilah will do whatever it takes to clear her good name, be it sneaking, skirmishing, or even sword fighting...But can she bring herself to wear a pretty dress and have a nice cup of tea with her mother? Delilah Dirk may be defeated at last. By tulle.

Reviews

A story jam-packed with action and spectacle, but at its heart is a story of friendship and trust. A fantastic addition to a stellar series! --Noelle Stevenson, author of Nimona

Gorgeous. --Emily Carroll, author of Through the Woods

With perfect comic timing and a hefty dose of charm thrown in with the adventure, Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling is absolutely thrilling! --Kate Beaton, author of Hark! A Vagrant

One of the most beautifully illustrated books I've ever seen. Cheers to the swashbuckling adventures of Delilah and Selim! --Kazu Kibuishi, author of the Amulet series

Move over, Indiana Jones. . . . with gorgeous illustrations and clever writing, Cliff seamlessly blends action and comedy into a charming tale that is so much fun you'll wish you brought popcorn. --Entertainment Weekly

The character development adds welcome depth to an already absorbing adventure. Irresistible and exhilarating. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Another whirlwind adventure that builds upon Cliff's unifying factor--true friendship. --School Library Journal, starred review

It's the dynamic between Delilah and Selim, a headstrong woman and pliant man who remain platonic companions, that gives the book its compelling emotional center. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

Cliff's artwork and storytelling skill make this graphic novel a fine purchase for those looking to expand their graphic novel collection beyond capes and manga. --Voya Magazine, starred review



About the Author

Currently living in Vancouver, BC, Tony Cliff is a twelve-year veteran of the Canadian animation industry. His first published work--a short story for the Flight anthologies--was nominated for a Eisner Award. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant, his first graphic novel, has been recognized with Eisner, Shuster, and Harvey nominations, and is a New York Times bestseller. Its sequel, Delilah Dirk and the King's Shilling, was published by First Second in 2016.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Author

Tony Cliff
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Publisher

First Second an imprint of Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

8th March 2016

ISBN

9781626721555


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