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The Lost Warrior (Warriors: Manga Graystripe's Trilogy #1)

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When the Twolegs destroy the warrior Clans' forest home, Graystripe--second in command of ThunderClan--is captured trying to help his comrades escape! Trapped in the pampered life of a kittypet, Graystripe has all the food and shelter he needs from his affectionate Twoleg family, but this is not the way he wants to live. The forest is calling him, and he never stops longin ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by HarperCollins
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Caroline Sarage
Mar 29, 2008 Caroline Sarage rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people under the age of 8, comic book fans
Recommended to Caroline by: My idiot self
WARNING-May seem rant-ish and contain several typos, as I was typing fast.

I'm you're ordinary [rabid] Warriors fan, eager to snap up the latest book, disregarding genre or length. Imagine my excitement when I found out-New graphic novel, coming out April 24! If only then I would stop and come to the conclusion that this "graphic novel" was really a poorly written comic book with awful artwork.

Let's start with the plotline. To put it in a nutshell, ThunderClan warrior Graystripe is taken away fro
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JJ
Sep 23, 2007 JJ rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 7 and up who like cats, or who think Warriors sound interesting, but are too young for the novels.
A nice graphic novel, all about Graystripe!
Heather
One of my sons tried to read the first Warriors book; I think in an attempt to read a thicker, more grown-up feeling book. We worked on it together for a while and he told me that he "was allergic to this book because he's allergic to cats." I asked if that was his way of saying he didn't want to read and it and he replied that yes, he thought it was really boring and wanted to stop. I thought we were done with the series.

Well, at the library last night he found this graphic novel of the first b
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Lizeth Velazquez
Hunter, Erin. Warriors: The Lost Warrior (2007): Series #1. This graphic novel is done in the style of a manga comic. It is not in comic strip form but rather in blocks of scenes with simple black and white images and speaking bubbles that emphasize sound like in a fight and blunt dialogue. Graystripe is a wild cat from the forest that belongs to with the thunderclan and considers himself a warrior that knows how to fight, hunt, and protect his clan. Many wild cats join the starclan, which means ...more
super captain man
Sep 26, 2009 super captain man rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: animal lovers and people who really like reading and also people who like anime/Manga/comics
Recommended to super captain man by: Myself, a long, long time ago, in a bookshop miles away from whe
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Georgina Howlett
This was a really good, quick read which I really enjoyed. Millie was an interesting character to meet and Greystripe was drawn to be incredibly handsome and bold. I really love the portrayal and plot of this edition and I look forward to reading the other two in the set so I can see how this particular story ends!
Meredith
You know, as hokey as the Warrior's books are, they're actually not too bad. I'm embarrassed to say that I even kind of like them. I'm pretty sure I would have thought they were they most amazing books ever when I was in about fourth grade.
Karla
Graystripe, captured by Animal Control and living with a loving family of "two legs" longs to reunite with his feral cat clan--Thunderclan. Wonderful to read for anyone who enjoys fantasy novels and cats.
Shadi
This is the first Warriors manga book ever made. It was also the first Warriors book I ever read. =P The illustrations are great and the storyline is great. Five stars.
Kara
this is graystripes side. after he is kidnapped by twolegs, he meets mille. he and mille set off on a quest to find the clans. i love these books a zillion!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jane Oring
Dec 10, 2010 Jane Oring rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Children
I am an always fan of Manga and when looking at the bookstore, "Warriors:The Lost Warrior" stood out with all the others in the series of chapter books and Manga.

This book this a fast read, with me finishing it in 20 minutes. The storyline is about Graystripe, a wild cat who lives with a warrior clan. Graystripe is then broken up with his clan and is lead to a suburban household. He then comes accustomed to living with his "two legged" family. He explores his new life and meets an interesting ca
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Jack
Again, this is a re-read, but a really enjoyable one nevertheless! You can read these in around 15-20 minutes, so they're extremely quick reads!

Characters - 5/5 - Love them! Graystripe is an EXCELLENT character; he's always been one of my favourites. I just love his personality and the way he acts around everything. He also showed a lot of emotion in this particular book. And then Millie came along as a kittypet who was so great at hunting and fighting. The relationship between Graystripe and Mi
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Natalie Varnell
Genre: Graphic Novel
Referenced in text page 116
Summary: Greystripe is a warrior cat belonging to the Thunder Clan. In efforts to save members of his clan from captivity, he manages to release the other cats while becoming trapped himself. He finds himself captive in a family’s home that wishes to make him a “kittypet.” Greystripe makes many failed attempts to escape but is always brought back to the two-legged home. Finally with help from another cat named Millie, the two of them are finally abl
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Charlize
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Ashley
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Patrice Sartor
GENRE: Fiction, graphic novel, series, animals.

SUMMARY: Graystripe, a warrior from the Thunderclan band of cats, has been captured and put into a home with "twolegs" (humans), where they treat him as their "kittypet." Yet Graystripe yearns for his home with the Thunderclan, and ventures outside to try and find it. Obstacles after obstacle prohibit him from making real progress towards finding his home, or even being able to leave his twoleg home permanently. Finally Graystripe is on his way, yet
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Harold Ogle
Sep 29, 2013 Harold Ogle rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people looking to start the Warriors series
This is a nice brief comic that introduces readers to the Warriors series. Greystripe is a warrior cat of the Thunderclan, a tribe of wild cats (presumably descended from feral cats) who live in the forest. Warriors are scouts, hunters and combatants in the many inter-clan wars. He's lived a long a full life, but is a widower who has seen his kittens die as well. As the story begins, human construction crews are cleaning out the forest, capturing the cats to send them to the pound. Greystripe ma ...more
Laura
I don't remember when I exactly read this manga but it was this year so my Date finished is going to be set for today as a result of this.

I was given the set by a friend of mine who no longer wanted them...I won't say no to a free book(s)..I just took forever to actually read them.

All the books in this mini series (of 3) are cute and the stories are good too...Nothing outstanding but for a light nights read it's worth it if you're a fan of the Warriors series or just curious.
Dolly
Oct 29, 2013 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people who enjoy reading graphic novels
This is the first book in the Graystripe's Trilogy series of manga/graphic novels, which details the journey Graystripe took from the time he was cat-napped from the Two-leg place on the rescue mission to save other clan cats until the time that he is reunited with the clans. It shows how he and Millie get together and how their relationship developed.

This is an entertaining story and gives the reader more background about Graystripe's experiences away from the clans that we'd never read about
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Ruhama
Graystripe's clan has been caught! As he and other cats work to free those that are already in cages, the plan backfires and Graystripe is carried off in a van, and is sent to live with 'Two-Legs' (humans). As years pass, he grows soft, but never forgets his fellow warriors. After a particularly startling dream from his former mate, he decides to try to escape and find his clan. It's difficult, as his domestication has made his sense of direction weak and he hasn't had to fight anyone in years. ...more
Johanna Larson
I just read an fascinating book called The lost warrior by Erin Hunter.I liked this book because it is a great series. This book is told in the first person point of view. The book starts out with a cat named Graystripe and the humans destroyed his home so the humans took him to be a pet but he didn't like it so he ran away. Also another cat witch was a kitty pet named Millie comes along on the journey to try to help gray stripe find his home. Graystripe is a brave courageous cat, and Millie is ...more
Caitlin
Apr 19, 2008 Caitlin rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves cats and has read the warrrior books!
Recommended to Caitlin by: My Father and mother
GreyStripe an Deputy of Thunderclan had been captured by the twoleggeds and in this book he tries to get away from the twoleggeds and not become a Kittypet! He mets a friend on the way and Many enemies on the way. Will GreyStripe Ever get back to Thunderclan?

The Setting: is at the Twoleggeds home town.
The bad guys are: some cats (kittypets)
The Main Charters are: GreyStripe, Millie
conflict: Greystripe is lost in the twoleggeds town and cannot find his way back home.....
Conclusion: It was a pretty
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Clara
This is a good book. My favorite character was Millie. I love the adventure, but I could pass on the mean kitties.
Florence Dupuis
This is a very fun book. It's short and easy to read, but I just love how it gives us an in sight on what exactly happened between the last novel where we saw graystripe, until the one where he just reappears out of thin air. And Millie is a great character, she is impossible not to love.
Wendy
The Warrior's series is wildy popular at my library, so I decided to see what its all about. I can see the appeal for J fiction readers (fast-paced, advenutre, numerous sequals and spinoffs). However, the writing in the manga series at least is simply bad. I read the first chapter of the first novel hoping that the manga just didn't capture the spirit of the series, but no such luck. I couldn't get past the simplistic style. Great series for reluctant readers looking for fast-paced action advent ...more
Noosa Nanoosa
Ahh I think this book was great. I read it all in less than a hour
Audrey H
The people are destroying Thunderclan's home: the forest! And Graystripe lives with Thunderclan. When he's trying to help the other cats from Thunderclan and after he saves the last one, the truck doors slam shut and he gets stuck in the truck and the truck takes him to a house and he gets stuck until he finds another cat that's name is Millie and she lives in the neighborhood and she helps him find his way out of the neighborhood and in the next book, they find it and as a reward, Graystripe le ...more
Lulu
Feb 29, 2008 Lulu rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Warriors Fans
Recommended to Lulu by: Sydney
Okay, I'll be honest: I really didn't get much out of this. Warriors is great for imaginative people like myself, because you have to imagine so many things-- what characters look like, the forests, everything.

Now, I'll say it loud and clear: This ruined it for me. Warrior cats just aren't meant to be manga. It's just not done. If you're a Warriors fan, I recommend you read it just to see what I mean. It's a quick 15-20 minute read, and I think you should really read it for the sake of being a
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Marina
Wow! Okay, this was a totally different format. I don't think it was written by the same people -- I'm not sure. But poor Graystripe! They turned him into a kittypet! And it takes ANOTHER kittypet to talk him into trying to go to his real home. Sad. This is not at all the way I'd imagined brave Graystripe, who would do anything to be with his one true love, would turn out. It seemed totally out of character for him. I was glad that he finally met a cat besides Firestar who could incite him to do ...more
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Erin Hunter is the pseudonym of five people: Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Tui T. Sutherland, Gillian Phillips, and Inbali Iserles, as well as editor Victoria Holmes. Together, they write the Warriors series as well as the Seekers series. Erin Hunter is working on a new series now called Survivors.

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“I've missed you, too, Graystripe. I watch over you, every day and every night.” 30 likes
“That's part of why I tracked you down. I wanted to be as loyal to you as you are to your Clan. I know I can't exactly miss a life I've never known, Graystripe, but I think sharing your life and your path... is the best journey I could possibly imagine.” 24 likes
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