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Comments for Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth
Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth: 02/07/14
Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth by Jon Chad has a long title and a long adventure — one that goes right through the center of Earth! Jon Chad mixes science fiction and science fact to create a memorable tween graphic novel.
Leo Geo has a giant drill and he plans to ride it through to the center of the earth. Along the way he'll point out the sites. He'll see unusual formations, magma and some unexpected residents!
As this is a book about digging, the reader is asked to turn the book on its side after the introduction. Thus most of the book is read like a flip book, making it awkward but fun to read.
In terms of artistic style and whimsy Chad's artwork reminds me of Windsor McCay (Little Nemo). He uses a bold line and intricate details to flesh out the subterranean worlds.
Comment #1: Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 22:20:34
I'm glad that you liked it! Thanks so much for the review!
Comment #2: Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 20:05:22
You're very welcome. It came highly recommended from my son who has read it more times than I can count.