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 […]
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 […]
Young readers (and their parents) who are looking for fun, relatable early chapter books need to look no further than Rachel Vail’s new series following the (mis)adventures of Elizabeth Case. In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve never read the Justin Case series that this books spun-off from though I […]
Title: CHARLIE & FROG THE BONEY HANDAuthor: Karen KanePub. Date: June 4, 2019Publisher: Disney-HyperionFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 272Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD I love Charlie & Frog. These books will always have a special place in my heart because it’s not often you come across a book about a deaf or hard of hearing character that’s anything quite like this series. […]