Hilda and the Midnight Giant

Hilda and the Midnight Giant

Graphic Novel - 2011
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Hilda seeks a truce with the elves living around her family's mountain home after receiving eviction notices from them, and investigates a furry giant that comes to her house at night.
Publisher: [London] : Nobrow Press, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781907704253
1907704256
9781909263796
1909263796
Branch Call Number: J PEA
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages :,chiefly color illustrations ;,31 cm

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Hilda finds her world turned upside down as she faces the prospect of having to leave her snow-capped birthplace for the hum of the megalopolis.

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Hilda finds her world turned upside down as she faces the prospect of having to leave her snow-capped birthplace for the hum of the megalopolis.


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LadyKatka
Feb 16, 2017

Super cute and fun. Kids will love these books.

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dannelson99
Jun 13, 2016

I can't even describe how wonderfully beautiful these simple little books by Luke Pearson are.

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Miri_Kim
Aug 19, 2015

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ChristchurchLib Aug 25, 2014

"Little Hilda, with her blue hair and big red boots, loves her magical mountain home. Someone else, however, doesn't feel the same, and keeps sending strange, tiny letters insisting that Hilda and her family leave. Hilda is bewildered until she is given the ability to see what had been invisible: a miniature city of elves surrounding her house! Can she find a way to get along with her elf neighbours? And who is the dark, mysterious giant she keeps seeing at night? Whimsical and beautifully drawn, this 2nd volume in the Hildafolk series is sure to enchant readers who love Kazu Kibuishi's graphic novels." Kids' Books August 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/766781c6-ec35-455c-874a-f0734fc707e8?postId=2247e264-c3ca-48d3-91cf-3040588e8797

JCLChrisK Sep 16, 2013

This is a fun and whimsical look at scale. Hilda is the only one who can see both the tiny elves and the mountainous giants, and seems to be the only one who wants them all to get along. She doesn't just want it, she persevered in the face of frustration and obstacles. A delightful and odd little tale told with excellent illustrations.

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LadyKatka
Feb 16, 2017

LadyKatka thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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