Promised Neverland, Vol. 1 - Kaiu Shirai (Paperback)

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The children of the Grace Field House orphanage have their happy lives upended when they find out they're being raised to be fed to demons. Can they escape their fate before it's too late?

Product Details

Barcode
9781421597126
Department
Books
Released
5 Dec 2017
Supply Source
UK

Book

Annotation

The orphans at Grace Field House lead a comfortable life under the care of "Mom," but Emma and Norman uncover a dark truth that is going to change their lives completely.

Summary

The children of the Grace Field House orphanage must escape a macabre fate before it&;s too late.

Life at Grace Field House is good for Emma and her fellow orphans. While the daily studying and exams they have to take are tough, their loving caretaker provides them with delicious food and plenty of playtime. But perhaps not everything is as it seems&;

Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as &;Mom,&; all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn&;what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing.

Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / General
BISAC Subject 2
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Fantasy
BISAC Subject 4
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / General
BIC Classification 1
Graphic novels: Manga
Library Subject 1
Orphanages
Library Subject 2
Graphic novels
Library Subject 3
Orphans
Dewey Classification
741

Author Bio

Kaiu Shirai debuted in 2015 with Ashley Gate no Yukue on the Shonen Jump+ website. Shirai first worked with Posuka Demizu on the two-shot Poppy no Negai, which was released in February 2016.

Posuka Demizu debuted as a manga artist with the 2013 CoroCoro series Oreca Monster Bouken Retsuden. A collection of illustrations, The Art of Posuka Demizu, was released in 2016 by PIE International.

Customer Reviews

Intriguing

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A great story of mystery, intrigue, deception, and action with a cast of lovable lead characters who strive to defy all odds. Just note that this story is rated T for older teens as there are a couple of disturbing moments.