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In this sequel to Ben Hatke s MIGHTY JACK, Jack the mighty hero is trying to save his sister Maddy from her kidnappers.But he and Lilly have no idea what they ll be up against Unfortunately, they get separated early on and have to face dangers without each other s combined strength.Ben Hatke mystified us with a peculiar dragon in the first book But here we have goblins And a gigantic goblin king who eats little girls So yeah, Jack better save his sister before it s too late.While I do bel In this sequel to Ben Hatke s MIGHTY JACK, Jack the mighty hero is trying to save his sister Maddy from her kidnappers.But he and Lilly have no idea what they ll be up against Unfortunately, they get separated early on and have to face dangers without each other s combined strength.Ben Hatke mystified us with a peculiar dragon in the first book But here we have goblins And a gigantic goblin king who eats little girls So yeah, Jack better save his sister before it s too late.While I do believe Jack and Lilly were always meant to be a team that goes on adventures together and fight the unexpected by each other s side, I like what the author did here How both characters have to individually explore the unknown, goblin populated dimension before they could hope to see one another again Lilly especially drew the shortest straw between the two of them, as she has been kidnapped as well I thought the book was even faster paced than the first one It s action scene after action scene There barely is time to stop and look around, admire the alien surroundings The ending made me feel really out of the loop, as I haven t read the series the author visually references to Though I believe I need to now Oh dear, threebooks to add Jack has grown so much since the beginning of the first book He is stronger, bolder,courageous and open to the magic that is around him Since I am pretty sure there will be a sequel if not sequelS I am eager to readPS What I didn t like was Lilly s whining, because I don t remember her being like that, and it s just such a stereotype to have the girl complaining and the boy running past her without considering her words The author redeemed himself eventually, by showing Lilly s true strength, but I cringe as I remember that scene Boys will be boys much Blog Youtube Twitter Instagram Google Bloglovin TheI read, theI feel like Maddy is a plot devicethan a character What an absolute waste, and how frustrating when I was hoping to find positive disability rep here I love the rest of this story The Goblin King story arc was awesome , I would read on, but I really wish Maddy s character disability were handled a little differently Here s hoping Maddy s character gainsdepth, substance, and strength in future books TheI read, theI feel like Maddy is a plot devicethan a character What an absolute waste, and how frustrating when I was hoping to find positive disability rep here I love the rest of this story The Goblin King story arc was awesome , I would read on, but I really wish Maddy s character disability were handled a little differently Here s hoping Maddy s character gainsdepth, substance, and strength in future books Mighty Jack and the Goblin King continues the vivid, warm, and sensitive epic fairytale adventure its prequel started In this volume, the garden behind Jack s house has gone wild with creatures set loose by the magic beans Jack and Maddy planted One particularly mean creature has kidnapped Maddy, and now Jack and his neighbor Lilly must rescue her from the dangerous world beyond the vines and stalks. It s no secret around here that I love Ben Hatke s work All of it Every last drop of ink, right down to the tiniest, silliest character Everything is very vivid and lively, with bright, bold colors and big, big emotions, and I always, always, always finish his stories with a giant smile on my face.Mighty Jack and the Goblin King was no exception It s got that perfect blend of whimsical fantasy, sweet and fearless characters, and lush, vibrant coloring that I ve come to associate with Hatke It s no secret around here that I love Ben Hatke s work All of it Every last drop of ink, right down to the tiniest, silliest character Everything is very vivid and lively, with bright, bold colors and big, big emotions, and I always, always, always finish his stories with a giant smile on my face.Mighty Jack and the Goblin King was no exception It s got that perfect blend of whimsical fantasy, sweet and fearless characters, and lush, vibrant coloring that I ve come to associate with Hatke s work, and it s also possibly the funniest book he s written, thanks in large part to the goblins goblins Anf gobblets I WANT A GOBBLET Dammit, how does Ben always make me care about and want these silly little creatures in every single book As I ve said before in probably every review of Ben Hatke s work that I ve ever written , the story feels like elements of my childhood come to life It s a retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk, so of course there s that, but also, the giants remind me of the Gorgs from Fraggle Rock, with maybe a dash of Little Monsters and something else from my childhood that I can t quite out my finger on And Jack and Lillywhere to even begin with Jack and Lilly They re all the best bits of all of my childhood favorite adventurers combined, but withmodern finesse There s really nothing not to like about them, and I very, very much would like to see an entire series featuring the adventures of Lilly view spoiler the motherfreaking Goblin King hide spoiler This one plunges right into the action, wasting no time from where the first book left off This is great, but it also means that you definitely should read book one first though that said, there is enough info given, and most people are familiar enough with the concept of Jack and the Beanstalk, that the majority of readers would still be able to pick this up and read understand enjoy it just fine, even without having read book 1 But, dude, read book 1 It s good The stakes feel very high in this poor Lilly gets dragged through the ringer from page one , and Ben reinterprets repurposes original elements from Jack and the Beanstalk and similar tales in very fun, clever ways.And it s just a joy to read I mean, there s a giant suit full of rats, you guys I know that s probably repugnant to a lot of you, but I mean, clearly with a blog name like The Book Rat, I mthan happy to find surprise rats in my books And yeah, okay, maybe the rats aren t really good guys here typical , and maybe a fewof them get a little stabbed But still The old sight gag of something smaller two kids stacked one on the other s shoulders, etc , pretending to be full sized and Very Important is only made funnier andabsurd by the fact that it s rats But even for those of you who won t be won over by the rats, I can t imagine there will be many people who will pick this or any of Hatke s books up and not be charmed And those who are already fans may find a surprise special guest or two tucked away in these pagesIf I haven t already made it clear, you should be reading Ben Hatke s books Like, now And shout out to Alex Campbell and Hilary Syca on the gorgeous coloring for this series Good follow up to the cliffhanger ending of the first book. I really like how this series is for kids just on the cusp of becoming teens It s a tricky time to accurately portray, but these books feel authentic, despite all of the fantasy This one was a bitformulaic or less fantastical in some way, so it felt a little less exciting than the first volume The epilogue has me so excited to see what s next, though, and I will definitely recommend this volume along with the first to tweens on up This review is based on NetGalley ARC provided in exchan I really like how this series is for kids just on the cusp of becoming teens It s a tricky time to accurately portray, but these books feel authentic, despite all of the fantasy This one was a bitformulaic or less fantastical in some way, so it felt a little less exciting than the first volume The epilogue has me so excited to see what s next, though, and I will definitely recommend this volume along with the first to tweens on up This review is based on NetGalley ARC provided in exchange for an honest, unbiased opinion A great conclusion to the series but it felt almost too rushed I d have been happy if this had been a trilogy and we could ve had a bittime to enjoy this new world as well as their adventures running solo Lily in particular should ve hadtime with her goblin journey I m very excited at the crossover shown in the epilogue, sort of like the Avengers hints in the early Marvel movies I gasped so loud at that ending that I scared my partner This volume was just as good as the first one The world building is unique, the characters are believable and likable The plot was engaging, thrilling, and fun I love this series and now that I ve read two series by this author, I m thinking he might become a favorite {Free Epub} ï Mighty Jack and the Goblin King ⚷ Like a bolt from the blue, Jack s little sister Maddy is gone carried into another realm by an ogreWhen Jack and Lilly follow Maddy s captor through the portal, they are ready for anything except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth aliveAlone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their beast and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down belowBut when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person the goblin king Ben Hatke, theNew York Times bestselling author of Zita the Spacegirl, concludes his latest middle grade fantasy adventure graphic novel series, Mighty Jack, with the energetic finale to his retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk AAAAAHHHHHHHH I love it.