The popularity of graphic novels is growing by leaps and bounds. Young readers can’t get enough of this colorful story telling approach.

The second book in the Adventure Kingdom series, A Knight of the Realm, is another fun and exciting addition to your shelves. The story can be read on it’s own, but you’ll probably go back and read the first to find out how this magical theme park got its start.

Clark and Karoline return along with a little girl who has lost her parents. They all end up, via a wishing well portal, to another theme park world where everyone is urged to drink snake oil. Doing so and your mind is controlled by the evil doers. It will be up to these kids to put a stop to the madness.

Bright, detailed images fill the pages and are a real draw for new middle grade readers not quite ready for text intensive novels. Adventure Kingdom A Knight at the Realm hints at more adventures to come along with a sneak peak at another Epic graphic series.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR (From Steve’s author website)

Steve Foxe is the author of over 75 comics and children’s books including X-Men ‘92: House of XCII, Archer & Armstrong Forever, Rainbow Bridge, Party & Prey, Adventure Kingdom, and the Spider-Ham series from Scholastic. He is the co-creator of Razorblades: The Horror Magazine alongside James Tynion IV, and is the editor of the Eisner-nominated The Department of Truth at Image Comics. In the world of licensed kids books, he has written for properties like Pokémon, Mario, LEGO City, Batman, Justice League, Baby Shark, and many more.

He lives somewhere cold, where he tweets about comics, scary movies, his boyfriend, and their dog at @steve_foxe.


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  1. My great grandson adores graphic novels like this one. Will share it. But his mom wants him to expand his reading in books. I thought they would be great transitional from chapter to MG, but now that’s all he wants to read.

  2. Sounds a good story and great series! A great way to get kids into reading! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Andrea Mack says:

    Graphic novels are getting so popular. This sounds like a fun adventure!

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