Xixi Wu Wu itibaren Ambatenna, Sri Lanka
Well, this just charmed my socks off. I laughed out loud several times. While the girl-goes-to-new-world-and-seeks-to-return-home-with-help-of-motley-crew-of-new-friends story will be familiar, it's a comforting kind of familiar, spiced up with creative villains, dialogue, and magic. Let's just say I really want my own tube of doorpaste. If Zita looks familiar, you may have seen her in the anthology Flight: Explorer. Fans of Amulet, Bone, and Jellaby should love Zita!