Children's literature: the little savior of spirits

Children's literature: the little savior of minds

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Since the death of their father, Sam lives with his older brother Tim. Sam is often at the cemetery talking to his father or doing his homework. Tim wants her to quit the habit, especially when a social worker believes he's taking bad care of his sister. But Sam realizes she has a gift: she communicates with spirits! She then gives herself the mission of helping Louise, a lost ghost, to find her husband.

Funny, touching and mysterious, this new children's series manages to find the right balance between the paranormal and realism! 

Initially, it might feel like this is yet another story of someone who can talk to the dead. However, the Spirit Saviors comic is much more than a ghost story… 

It is a human and touching story about attachment; the strong bond between a sister and a brother who have just gone through a difficult ordeal, but whose need to do good around them is stronger than anything.

When Sam meets Louise, the ghost of a lost old lady who was buried anonymously, she does not hesitate for a second to help him find his bearings. 

A ghostly investigation

We have the impression that Sam is trying, at the same time, to find herself in her new daily life, this new reality that is life after the death of her father… 

Of course, when her brother Tim sees her talking in a vacuum, he refuses to believe that she is talking to a ghost! We could blame him for his lack of openness, but we understand that he is trying to protect his sister. 

If Sam is acting too strangely, the social worker will want to separate them, prevent them from living together. Thus, Tim ends up crushing on his pride and decides to play the game, for his sister. 

Together, they try to find Louise's husband, who must be worried about his disappearance.

This first installment of the comic strip The Saviors of Minds offers tender, funny and fantastic moments to its readers.

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