Lightfall: Shadow of the Bird

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6.18 X 8.57 X 0.68 inches | 0.97 pounds

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About the Author

Tim Probert is an author and illustrator whose work is made of equal parts wonder, magic, and adventure, with a dose of monsters and the occasional dinosaur. In addition to making books, he is an art director at Aardman Nathan Love, working on projects for Nickelodeon, Kellogg's, Coca-Cola, Candy Crush, and more. Tim lives in New York City with his wife and two cats.


Gorgeous artwork and a lovable heroine make Lightfall the series I wish I'd had as a kid. -- Faith Erin Hicks, New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning creator

An invigorating, original fantasy that's entertaining and reflective in equal measure. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Praise for Lightfall: The Girl and the Galdurian:
Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit. -- Kazu Kibuishi, bestselling author of Amulet

Probert's debut graphic novel is both inventive and familiar, with unique characters in a fresh fantasy world embarking on a classic quest. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)

Probert's cinematic, full-color artwork is packed with inventive creatures and vivid landscapes perfectly in keeping with the fantasy adventure atmosphere. -- Booklist

Probert's debut combines engaging fantasy elements: mysterious enemies, fateful responsibility, and death-defying action against a variety of foes. Detailed, jewel-colored art illuminates Irpa's radiance as Bea's journey unveils sweeping landscapes, Ghibli-esque character design, and luminous architecture. Worried Bea and enthusiastic Cad quickly become a team that readers can root for, and compelling unsolved mysteries demand a follow-up. -- Publishers Weekly

Majestic artwork, a burgeoning friendship, and the promise of adventure keep the pages turning in this to-be-continued tale. -- School Library Journal

Thoroughly satisfying, with a cliffhanger ending that's sure to hook readers. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)