Hilda and the Black Hound

Hilda and the Black Hound Review

Hilda and the Black Hound is the fourth installment in the award-winning Hildafolk series.

Hilda is sat in her tent, dwarfed by volumes of the Greater Fjords Wildlife Chronicles with a flashlight and her restless companion Twig, but Hilda’s not in the fjords and it isn’t raining. Hilda’s pitched a tent in her room and it’s been days since she’s been out.

In Hilda’s new adventure, she meets the Nisse: a mischievous but charismatic bunch of misfits who occupy a world beside—but also somehow within—our own, and where the rules of physics don’t quite match up. Meanwhile, on the streets of Trolberg, a dark specter looms…

Luke Pearson is one of the leading talents of the international comics scene. He was the winner of the Young People’s Comic category at the British Comic Award (2012) and was shortlisted in the Eisner Award’s Best Publication for Kids and Best Writer/Artist categories (2013).

Title:Hilda and the Black Hound
Edition Language:English

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    Hilda and the Black Hound Reviews

  • Hilary

    This is such a lovely book! I love the way other lives and subcultures are shown, this author must have been inspired by the moomins. Hilda lives with her mum in a flat and has just joined the sparrow...

  • Lara

    Such a little thing, but I think my favorite part in this whole book is a scene where Hilda and her mother are walking home from the grocery store and Hilda's mother has a baguette sticking out of the...

  • Marc *Dark Reader of the Woods*

    This was the best volume yet. There were many charming comedic moments, more children of Trolsberg who were not A-holes, and the story touched on issues of prejudice and stereotyping while continuing ...

  • Raina

    The magic of this series is Hilda interacting with unique nonhuman creatures. So I get impatient when there is much of anything else in these stories. The whole scouting thing, I could care less about...

  • David Schaafsma

    Graphic novel for kids, tweens. I think I've read three of the four he's done so far and this would seem to be the best. Fantasy world with a strong girl character, blue-haired Hilda whose mother want...

  • Melki

    My favorite of the series so far! Pearson creates a wonderful, magical world where fantastic beings interact with real-life characters as they attempt to go about their daily doings. This series is an...

  • Kaethe Douglas

    On the purely conventional level, Hilda has joined scouts and she's feeling competitive to win badges, because her mother earned a lot of badges when she was a scout. Meanwhile, the town is terrorized...

  • Kailey (BooksforMKs)

    Hilda befriends a house spirit and together they flee from the black hound who is terrorizing the city. Another great book in the Hilda series! I am so in love with all these wonderful books. Every pl...

  • Melissa

    These books are the greatest! They are G's favorites. We read them first when he was about three & he liked them, but I just got them all again & now he is IN LOVE. All day long he says, "Did you know...

  • Tripmastermonkey

    Finally- a Hilda book with some heft! I really love the whimsy of the Hilda stories, but they always feel so darn short. This long story really allowed for some plot development and I feel like the ar...