INSIDE OUTSIDE, by Anne-Margot Ramstein, Matthias Aregui, Candlewick Studio

From the creators of Before After comes another striking book of opposites, this time exploring the concepts of within and without with bright, bold graphics. Safe inside its shell, a baby bird prepares to brave the world. A spelunker descends into a wide and glittering cavern while fellow explorers cluster around a crack in the … Continue reading INSIDE OUTSIDE, by Anne-Margot Ramstein, Matthias Aregui, Candlewick Studio

LUCY SPEAK OUT! A PEANUTS COLLECTION, by Schulz, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Move over, Charlie Brown! Lucy takes the spotlight in this latest collection of Peanuts comics for kids. In this delightful collection of classic Peanuts comics for younger readers, Lucy rallies her friends to speak out for equal rights for women. Between social causes and dropping fly balls in the outfield, Lucy decides to write a … Continue reading LUCY SPEAK OUT! A PEANUTS COLLECTION, by Schulz, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THE DYSASTERS, by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast, Wednesday Books

Foster Stewart knows she's different. Her life has never been "normal." Talking to plants and controlling cloud formations aren't things most seventeen year olds are into. Tate "Nighthawk" Taylor is perfect. Star quarterback and all around dreamy boy next door he never thought about his "extra" abilities. What quarterback wouldn't want night vision? That's not … Continue reading THE DYSASTERS, by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast, Wednesday Books

SIXTEEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT BOOK COVERS OF BOOKS I’VE READ AND/OR REVIEWED IN 2018

Book Covers that don't represent the story inside.Half naked people who don't have anything to do with the story.Crazy colours and zany patterns on covers of serious non-fictions.Animation on the cover of non-comic or non-graphic novels.Women posed on covers that seem out of place and who are not part of the story.Women in fancy dresses … Continue reading SIXTEEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT BOOK COVERS OF BOOKS I’VE READ AND/OR REVIEWED IN 2018

SQUIDTOONS, EXPLORING OCEAN SCIENCE WITH COMICS,by Garfield Kwan and Dana Song, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Dive deep into the latest, most interesting (and weirdest!) science about underwater creatures with Squidtoons! These educational comics combine fun science facts about marine life and a strong environmental message. From whale vomit to bone-eating worms, narwhals to sea dragons, Squidtoons presents real ocean science in a series of easy-to-understand comics. Venture from the seashore to the deep sea, and … Continue reading SQUIDTOONS, EXPLORING OCEAN SCIENCE WITH COMICS,by Garfield Kwan and Dana Song, Andrews McMeel Publishing

DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR, by Cube Kid, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing

  Minecraft meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid in book 5 of the very popular 8-Bit Warrior series of the journal of a young Minecraft villager who dares to dream of becoming a Minecraft warrior! In the fifth in this series of five unofficial Minecraft adventure books, it’s time for our 12-year-old hero to taking … Continue reading DIARY OF AN 8-BIT WARRIOR, by Cube Kid, Illustrated by Saboten, Andrews McMeel Publishing