Graphic Novel Reviews: Are You Listening? & George Orwell’s Animal Farm

On review today are two new standout graphic novels, courtesy of the kind folks at Raincoast Books: first up for review is the young adult title Are You Listening?, the latest from Eisner and Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Tillie Walden; second up for review is George Orwell’s Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel, adapted and illustrated by Brazilian painter and […]

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Reviews: The Clothesline by Orbie & The House at the End of the Road by Kari Rust

New kid’s books on the review docket! I have two lovely and wonderfully illustrated children’s titles here- from Canadian creators!- courtesy of OwlKids Books: Orbie’s The Clothesline and Kari Rust’s The House at the End of the Road. Happy reading! Author and illustrator Orbie hails from Quebec, and you may be familiar with the children’s book creator from her numerous […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Stargazing by Jen Wang

Review: Stargazing by Jen Wang Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: September 10, 2019 by First Second. Book Description: Moon is everything Christine isn’t. She’s confident, impulsive, artistic . . . and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known. But after Moon moves in next […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Camp by Kayla Miller

Review: Camp by Kayla Miller Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: April 23, 2019 by HMH Books for Young Readers Book Description: Author-illustrator Kayla Miller is back with Olive in this emotional and honest story about navigating new experiences, learning to step outside one’s comfort zone, and the satisfaction of blazing your own trails. Olive is sure […]

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Spotlight on ILLUSTORIA Magazine!

Let’s take a dive into ILLUSTORIA magazine! Illustoria is a print magazine for creative kids & their grownups. We celebrate visual storytelling, makers and DIY culture through stories, art, comics, interviews, crafts and activities. Our high-quality, tri-annual publication is geared toward readers ages 6–12 and the young at heart.- via ILLUSTORIA I recently had the great fortune of getting to […]

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