Amulet is a graphic novel series created by cartoonist Kazu Kibuishi and published through Scholastic's Graphix division. Currently, there are a total of five volumes in the series, with the sixth and a movie currently in the works.
The series focuses on a young girl named Emily Hayes, who has inherited a mysterious amulet from her great-grandfather, Silas Charnon. When her mother, Karen, is abducted by a monster, Emily and her brother, Navin, enter the world of Alledia to save her. After they successfully save and cure their mother of an illness, Emily and company decide to remain in this strange, new world, where a war between humans and elves has erupted and is growing stronger. Using her new powers, Emily battles against malevolent forces alongside new allies.
About the Author
Kazu Kibuishi is an American graphic novel author and illustrator. He is the author of the ongoing Amulet series and is also best known as the creator and editor of the Flight comic anthology series.