Between the ‘in universe’ features of Millennium Falcon: A 3D Owner’s Guide and the ‘who would win?’ dynamic of Star Wars Battle Cries: Creatures vs. Aliens, kids will have a lot of fun with these books!
Sparky & Spike is a great pick for kids of all ages – especially in the elementary age groups. Younger kiddos will enjoy any story about a dog and will love the comic panel-styled pages while older kiddos will enjoy learning more about Charles Schulz, the origins of Snoopy, and the message.
Andy Hirsch’s does a fantastic job of mixing hard science with a fun story (and adorable narrator) to keep readers invested in his latest Science Comics entry: Cats!
Title: Create A CostumeSeries: Maker ComicsAuthor: Sarah MyerRelease Date: August 6, 2019Publisher: First Second BooksReview Spoilers: N/AGoodReads | Amazon We loved the first two entries in the Maker Comics series and as huge nerds (and frequent convention goers) we couldn’t wait to read Sarah Myer’s Create A Costume. I will admit that I was a […]
Title: CarsSeries: Science ComicsAuthor: Dan ZettwochRelease Date: May 28, 2019Publisher: First Second BooksReview Spoilers: N/AGoodReads | Amazon I generally know next to nothing about cars. One of the nice things about the Science Comics series, however, is that whether or not you know anything about a topic beforehand you’ll come away from the books with […]
Avengers: Endgame Release Date: August 13, 2019Cast: Robert Downey, Jr.; Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Karen Gillan, Don Cheadle, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin, and so many moreStudio: Marvel StudiosExtra Feature Rating: ★★★★★Rating: ★★★★★Review Spoilers: ModerateAmazon | IMDB | Wikipedia | Rotten Tomatoes Watching Avengers: Endgame was like experiencing the end of an era. I […]
Title: Cheshire CrossingAuthor: Andy WeirArtist: Sarah AndersonRelease Date: May 28, 2019Publisher: Ten Speed PressReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon If you’ve ever wondered what happened to the heroines of your favorite portal fantasies after they returned home then you’re in luck – Andy Weir of The Martian fame did, too. Cheshire Crossing brings together Alice from […]
Title: Rocket to the Moon!Series: Big Ideas That Changed the World #1Author: Don BrownRelease Date: March 5, 2019Publisher: AmuletReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Big ideas can change the world as the tagline for Amulet’s latest non-fiction kids’ graphic novel series reminds us. Rocket to the Moon! kicks off the series and introduces young readers to […]
Mamas don’t let your babies grow up to be dungeon masters- Actually, scratch that. Let your babies grow up to be halfling rogues, dragonborn paladins, half-elf clerics, tiefling barbarians, and especially dungeon masters. Parents who love Dungeons and Dragons know the struggle of deciding how and when to introduce their […]
Title: The Singing Rock & Other Brand-New Fairy TalesAuthor: Nathaniel LachenmeyreArtist: Simini BlockerRelease Date: June 18, 2019Publisher: First SecondReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon Fairytale stories and adorable, colorful illustrations collide in Nathaniel Lachenmeyer & Simini Blocker’s ‘The Singing Rock’. Pegged as a collection of ‘brand-new fairy tales’ this may be one of the most fun, all-ages graphic […]