Over the garden wall Distillatoria Distillatoria /

Jonathan Case

Book - 2018

"When Wirt and Greg find themselves back home from The Unknown, they can't believe it's real. But their victory is bittersweet when they realize Beatrice is still with them. Now, it's up to these half-brothers to help Beatrice return safely to the Unknown before anyone realizes she isn't a normal bird. As the brothers juggle keeping Beatrice's secret safe they find their road filled with surprises as Sara expresses a newfound interest in Wirt...but it's not lon...g before Beatrice notices that not everything is what it seems."--Provided by publisher.

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Review by Booklist Reviews

As Greg, Wirt, and Beatrice are up to their usual bickering while trudging through the forest, they tumble down an embankment and into a river, only to emerge next to the graveyard in their hometown with their worried friends looking on. Home sweet home, right? Not quite. Fans of Over the Garden Wall will notice some familiar details from the conclusion of the critically acclaimed miniseries—Wirt panicking about his crush hearing his poetry, the interloper Jason Funderberker—but some things don't quite line up. If everything's back to normal, why, for instance, is Beatrice still a bluebird? With the same odd, dark tenor of the miniseries and an art style strongly resembling the animated cartoon, this cleverly skews the conclusion of the show with some playful misdirection. Small visual clues that Greg and Wirt might be in danger gradually accumulate, sliding the story into the realm of a spooky, dreamlike fantasy that, as always, is punctuated with delightfully oddball humor. Fans of the TV show will be charmed by this sneaky return to the plot arc of the original cartoon. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

When Wirt and his half-brother Greg wake up back home from being lost in the Unknown, they must help Beatrice, a sardonic bluebird, return safely before anyone realizes she can talk.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When they mysteriously wake up back home from being lost in the Unknown, brothers Greg and Wirt have to help their friend Beatrice--a talking bluebird--return safely before anyone realizes she can talk. When Greg and Wirt make it back home from the Unknown, their victory is bittersweet when they realize Beatrice came as well. Now, it's up to them to help Beatrice return safely to the Unknown before anyone realizes she can talk. As the brothers juggle keeping Beatrice's secret safe as Sara expresses a newfound interest in Greg, only Beatrice notices something sinister lurking in the shadows' The Eisner Award-winning series goes further into the Unknown with this all-new original story by Eisner Award-winning writer Jonathan Case (Green River Killer: a True Detective Story) and Eisner Award-winning Over the Garden Wall artist Jim Campbell.