This is a graphic novel that should be read by all.
In only a short 136 pages, many of which are nearly absent of dialogue, Vaughan makes the reader completely emotionally invested in each of the four main characters.
Niko Henrichon's artwork is simply beautiful, especially the lavish two page landscapes.
This is one of my favorite books to teach grade nine students. It reminds me of an illustrated, more relevant Animal Farm. Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Andrea J. Jeddi
This is an amazing story by one of the best Comic writers ever Brian K. Vaughan. It gives a unique perspective of the effects of war. If you haven't read the comic Saga buy it too!Published 6 months ago by Mike
Based on true events, Brian K Vaughan tells a tale of a group of lions that escape from a zoo during the war in Iraq. It is an emotional story backed with beautiful art. Read morePublished 7 months ago by greystreet
This may be the first graphic novel review where I will comment first on the art before the scripting. Read morePublished 10 months ago by DG
the book was really good! i had to read it for my english class in my book store it was 15 here it was only eight dollars great buyPublished 12 months ago by angelo rodriguez
based on a true story of 4 lions escaping the baghdad zoo during the armed conflict in iraq, there is a lot of symbolism here:
pacifism vs rebelling,
the idea of HOW... Read more
Not often a story leaves me speechless, but this one did. I would recommend this book to anyone. The art is gorgeous and the story is gripping.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
i think that those who wanted more and more out of this story are perhaps missing the incredible depth of this simple short story. Read morePublished 15 months ago by barry ksido
An interesting graphic novel. Too graphic (there is a lion rape scene) for my high school students, but a good supplement for some of the more mature ones who can handle something... Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Dahlbeck