The War at Ellsmere
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But they are friends, however unlikely–until Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and the cheerleaders retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class election campaign the school has ever seen. All three parts of the trilogy as well as notes from Peter and me are contained in this lovely (and huge!
This graphic novel was illustrated beautifully and touched on some of the important topics such as family bond, friendship and bullying. All that said about the characters, the one critique I’d make is that Emily, the head mean girl, comes off as a bit too one dimensional.When studious teenager Juniper wins a scholarship to the prestigious Ellsmere Academy, she expects to find a scholastic utopia. Review: So I didn’t realise this was book 1 until the last few pages, which was a bit disappointing.
We travelled back to Hornsea for a quick break, staying once again at Ellesmere (well, why go elsewhere? I’m also in the midst of writing and drawing a brand new original graphic novel which has not yet been announced, but I occasionally post artwork from it on my twitter or Instagram. An enjoyable story about a girl who enters a boarding school and realizes she has more in common with the girls there than she anticipated.
But the main thing is that I’ll always hate Mean Girl and Girl Hate and Girls Fighting stories, whether or not there’s suddenly a magical beastie in the mix.