Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill
Published October 16th 2018
Genre: Graphic novel, Fantasy
Source: Netgalley – in exchange for an honest review
When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a storm, the last thing she expects is to discover a colony of Aquicorns—magical seahorse-like residents of the coral reef. As she explores the damaged town and the fabled undersea palace, Lana learns that while she cannot always count on adults to be the guardians she needs, she herself is capable of finding the strength to protect both the ocean, and her own happiness.
This book is about a little girl, Lana, who travels to her aunt’s village to help rebuild after a big storm. Her mother died in the ocean but never wanted Lana to fear it. While the girl walks on the beach, she finds a small creature, a baby aquicorn, and decides to take care of it.
I had never read anything by this author but I had heard of her. When I saw this book on Netgalley, I decided to give it a try, see what it was all about. I’m glad I did it.
The story was short but it mentioned some important effects over-fishing has on the marine ecosystems. The characters and the art style were cute and simple but conveyed the message well.
I loved this graphic novel and will check out more of this author’s books.
Rating: 4.5 stars