Bad Island est un roman graphique sans mots illustré de 80 planches en lithographie de l'artiste Stanley Donwood, connu principalement pour sa collaboration artistique durable avec le groupe Radiohead. Planche par planche le lecteur est imergé dans une parabole qui rend d'abord hommage à la nature primaire d'une île déserte pour ensuite raconter l'industrialisation et la ruine de cet univers parfait. La thématique environnementale est centrale dans cette oeuvre qui témoigne des préoccupations de son artiste.
The second volume of an epic, beautifully illustrated graphic history of humankind, based on Yuval Noah Harari''s internationally bestselling phenomenon When nomadic Homo sapiens settled to live in one place, they started working harder and harder. But why didn''t they get a better life in return? In The Pillars of Civilisation , Yuval Noah Harari and his companions including Prof. Saraswati and Dr. Fiction travel the length and breadth of human history to investigate how the Agricultural Revolution changed society forever. Discover how wheat took over the world, how war, famine, disease and inequality became a part of the human condition, and why we might only have ourselves to blame. The origins of modern farming are told through Elizabethan tragedy, the changing fortunes of domesticated plants and animals are tracked in the columns of the Daily Business News, and the history of inequality is revealed in a superhero detective story. A radical, witty and colourful retelling of the story of humankind, adapted from Yuval Noah Harari''s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind , Volume 2 can be read as a standalone or as a follow-up to Volume 1, The Birth of Humankind .
A powerful, unforgettable graphic novel from the world of Wonder , by globally bestselling and award-winning author R J Palacio. To the millions of readers who fell in love with R J Palacio's Wonder , Julian is best-known as Auggie Pullman's classroom bully. White Bird reveals a new side to Julian's story, as Julian discovers the moving and powerful tale of his grandmother, who was hidden from the Nazis as a young Jewish girl in occupied France during the Second World War. An unforgettable, unputdownable story about strength, courage and the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives, from the globally bestselling author of Wonder .