Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi
Emily and Navin’s father died in a car crash. Two years later they move to an ancestral house and EMily finds an amulet that gives her great powers. On teh first night her mother goes to check out a noise and gets kidnapped by a tenacled beast. Can they save her mother? This book is very hard to put down. I rated it 5 stars and it is suitable for children 7+.
Reviewed by Luke from Karori and Karori Normal School , 10 years old