Dans le monde d'Irpa, Béa vit avec son grand-père, un Cochon-Sorcier fabricant de potions et gardien de la Flamme éternelle. Quand il disparaît mystérieusement, la jeune fille doit surmonter son anxiété maladive pour tenter de le retrouver. Sa rencontre avec Cad, un Galdurien aussi enjoué qu'intrépide, pourrait bien changer le cours de son destin.
New York Times bestselling author Kazu Kibuishi says of Lightfall : "Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit." For fans of Amulet and middle grade readers who love sweeping worlds like Star Wars, the first book of the Lightfall series introduces Bea and Cad, two unlikely friends who get swept up in an epic quest to save their world from falling into eternal darkness. Deep in the heart of the planet Irpa stands the Salty Pig''s House of Tonics & Tinctures, home of the wise Pig Wizard and his adopted granddaughter, Bea. As keepers of the Endless Flame, they live a quiet and peaceful life, crafting medicines and potions for the people of their once-prosperous world. All that changes one day when, while walking through the woods, Bea meets Cad, a member of the Galdurians, an ancient race thought to be long-extinct. Cad believes that if anyone can help him find his missing people, it''s the Pig Wizard. But when the two arrive home, the Pig Wizard is nowhere to be found--all that''s left is the Jar of Endless Flame and a mysterious note. Fearing for the Pig Wizard''s safety, Bea and Cad set out across Irpa to find him, while danger fights its way out of the shadows and into the light. Will these two unexpected friends find the beloved Pig Wizard and prevent eternal darkness from blanketing their world? Or has Irpa truly seen its last sunrise?
New York Times bestselling author Kazu Kibuishi says of Lightfall : "Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit." In the second installment of the award-winning, critically acclaimed Lightfall series, Bea and Cad continue their quest to stop Kest, the mythic bird who stole the sun. Perfect for middle grade fans of Amulet and Avatar the Last Airbender , Lightfall: Shadow of the Bird is another breathtaking journey into the magical world of Irpa, where epic battles and powerful creatures abound. After a battle that nearly cost them their lives, Bea and Cad awaken in the hidden settlement of the Arsai, mysterious creatures who can glimpse into the future. The Arsai''s vision paints a dire picture for their planet, as the bird Kest Ke Belenus--now awoken from a restless slumber--threatens to destroy all the Lights of Irpa. Desperate for a solution, Bea and Cad seek out the help of a water spirit known as Lorgon, whose ancient wisdom may help them find a way to take down Kest and save Irpa from utter destruction. But when their time with Lorgon presents more questions than answers, Bea and Cad must decide what''s more important . . . stopping Kest or uncovering the truth. Praise for Lightfall: The Girl and the Galdurian Kirkus Best Books of 2020 Fall 2020 Indie Next List Junior Library Guild Selection 2021 Texas Library Association''s Little Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List Selection