The City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott, illustrated by Robin Robinson is a wonderfully illustrated tale about a girl who lives a very sheltered and boring life. All she wants is to get a bit dirty and go on an adventure when suddenly, she finds herself on the other side of the vale! She is then thrust into a quest where the fate of the world depends on her.
My Thoughts on The City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott, illustrated by Robin Robinson
The artwork of this graphic novel is lovely! To me, that was the best element. I loved how fun and colorful each panel was. The Seelie and Unseelie characters themselves were so interesting! I loved seeing new ones every now and again, even if they didn’t play much of a part, other than just being in the background.
I was also a bit surprised with the slight violence. For some reason, I just wasn’t expecting it in this graphic novel.
For main characters, Button was by far my favorite. He was so funny and I just loved his facial expressions! I also really liked Isabel and how quickly she was ready to dive in.
The overall story was interesting! I really enjoyed what a light and fun read this was! And the humor that was mixed in was perfect!
My Final Thoughts on The City on the Other Side
While a bit predictable, I would still definitely recommend this one! It would be a great one to pick up and read through in one sitting when you’re looking for something fun and light.
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