Explorer: The Mystery BoxesHarry N. Abrams #ad - Artists include middle school favorites kazu kibuishi, johane matte, as well as Jason Caffoe, Raina Telgemeier Smile, Rad Sechrist all contributors to the groundbreaking comics anthology series Flight, Stuart Livingston, and Dave Roman Astronaut Academy, and upcoming artist Emily Carroll. Superb. Kirkus reviews, starred review starred REVIEW "Coherent for all its variety, there will be something here for most readers.
School library journal, starred review Amulet Books. Seven clever stories answer one simple question: what’s in the box? Funny, fantastic, and suspenseful, spooky, each of these unique and beautifully illustrated short graphic works revolves around a central theme: a mysterious box and the marvels—or mayhem—inside.
Explorer: The Mystery Boxes #ad - Praise for explorer: mystery boxes starrED REVIEW "An outstanding out-of-the box anthology from renowned comics veteran Kibuishi. With eye-popping full-color art and palettes ranging from candy-colored to ethereal earth tones, this is both a visual feast for the eyes and a healthy helping of thought for the soul.
The Hidden Doors ExplorerHarry N. Abrams #ad - . A painting of a door opens in a forgotten Egyptian tomb. A bullied boy discovers a door guarded by a sly monster. Readers maynever walk into a room the same way again. Amulet Books. Harry N Abrams. Edited by new york times bestselling comics creator kazu kibuishi, the third volume in this highly praised series gathers some of the foremost and fastest-rising talents in comics for kids: Jen Wang Koko Be Good, Johane Matte Explorer: The Mystery Boxes, Steve Hamaker colorist of Jeff Smith’s Bone series, DougHolgate Zack Proton series, who is also a contributor, Faith Erin Hicks Friends with Boys, and Jason Caffoe Explorer: The Lost Islands and Flight.
A portal in the park promises to turn you into a much cooler version 2. 0—if you can just get the bugs out.
Missile Mouse: Book 1Graphix #ad - Time to let loose the mouse! Amulet Books. Then rip, the rogue imperium of planets, kidnaps a scientist who knows about the Star Crusher, a doomsday machine capable of destroying the entire universe. Missile mouse, secret agent for the galactic Security Agency, is a risk taker and a rule breaker, which is why he's in hot water at GSA headquarters.
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Missile Mouse, No. 2: Rescue on Tankium3Graphix #ad - Harry N Abrams. Amulet Books. The daring agent missile Mouse must help free a planet forced into slavery by evil King Bognarsh. But things get dicey when bognarsh hires the Blazing Bat to take Missile Mouse out before he can shut the operation down.
Explorer 2: The Lost IslandsAmulet Books #ad - Edited by the new york times bestselling comics creator kazu kibuishi, dave roman the astronaut academy series, beautifully illustrated stories by Kazu the Amulet series, this graphic anthology includes well-written, Michel Gagné The Saga of Rex, Jake Parker the Missile Mouse series, Jason Caffoe the Flight series, Raina Telgemeier Drama and Smile, Katie and Steven Shanahan the Flight series, and up-and-coming new artist Chrystin Garland.
A must-have for any collection. School library journal, dialogue, starred review "This sophomore effort’s solid artwork, and stories will still be a great introductory title for young or struggling middle-school readers starting to explore the world of graphic novels. Booklist "variety of style is the real draw of Kibuishi’s graphic anthologies, and tweens reluctant to stray from their comic-book favorites will find the gamut of visual presentations eye-opening.
Explorer 2: The Lost Islands #ad - The bulletin of the center for Children’s Books "Another satisfying anthology that will leave readers eager for the next. The horn book Amulet Books. Amulet Books. The highly anticipated second volume to the critically acclaimed Explorer series, The Lost Islands is a collection of seven all-new stories written and illustrated by an award-winning roster of comics artists, with each story centered around the theme of hidden places.
Praise for explorer 2: the lost islands starred reviews "a second gathering of new graphic tales, diverse of plot and atmosphere but thematically linked by island settings and every bit as stellar as its predecessor…First rate. Kirkus reviews, starred review "with this second showcase Kibuishi affirms his editorial savvy for amassing talented creators and providing a vehicle to let them do what they do best: use comics to tell funny, thoughtful, and just plain good stories.
CopperGraphix #ad - Each copper and fred story in this graphic novel collection is a complete vignette, filled with richly detailed settings and told with a wry sense of humor. Amulet Books. Amulet Books. Copper is curious, Fred is fearful. And together boy and dog are off on a series of adventures through marvelous worlds, powered by Copper's limitless enthusiasm and imagination.
These two enormously likable characters build ships and planes to travel to surprising destinations and have a knack for getting into all sorts of odd situations. Graphix. Harry N Abrams.
Flight, Volume OneVillard #ad - Since then the flight series has steadily increased in popularity–and now all of the Flight backlist will be coming to Villard!Flight, Volume One received a great boost when graphic novel hero Scott McCloud praised the quality and artistry of the book in an afterward entitled THE YEAR COMICS TOOK FLIGHT.
Harry N Abrams. Amulet Books. Little could readers know at the time how prophetic McCloud’s words would prove to be. Villard Books. Originally published by image Comics in 2004, Flight, Volume One launched this graphic novel series with a resounding bang. Amulet Books. Graphix. Regardless of where it’s shelved, this book belongs in every library.
Flight, Volume One #ad - Library journal on flight, jacob magraw-mickelson, rad sechrist, erika moen, jen wang, enrico casarosa, bill mudron, kazu kibuishi, Neil Babra, Dylan Meconis, Khang Le, Derek Kirk Kim, Catia Chien, Jake Parker, Volume OneAuthors included in Flight, Joel Carroll, Clio Chiang, Philip Craven, Chris Appelhans, Volume One are: Bengal, Hope Larson, and Vera Brosgol.
Flight, Volume TwoVillard #ad - It's probably safe to say that among its 432 pages, Flight has something to offer just about everyone. Comixfan. Com for flight, phil craven, jeff smith, joana carneiro, volume two include: michel gagne, becky cloonan, amy kim ganter, khang le, doug holgate, catia chen, giuseppe ferrario, ben Hatke, Jen Wang, Richard Pose, Jake Parker, Rodolphe Guenoden, Bannister, Volume TwoAuthors contributing to Flight, Sonny Liew, Johane Matte, Rad Sechrist, Kazu Kibuishi, Doug TenNapel, Neil Babra, Clio Chang, Herval, Don Hertzfeldt, Hope Larsen, Ryan Sias, Justin Ridge, Kness, Kean Soo, Matthew Woodson, and Vera Brosgol.
Last year, the first volume of Flight introduced a squadron of talented young cartoonists whose anime/animation influence struck a fresh note among jaded comics readers. The graphic novel anthology that solidified the stature of the FLIGHT series as one of the most thoughtful, beautifully rendered works in the field.
Flight, Volume Two #ad - This edition shows substantial growth while introducing some veterans, such as Jeff Smith Bone and Doug TenNapel Creature Tech. The sheer force of creative energy on display is impressive. Publishers weekly for flight, volume Two starred review"The first Flight anthology was one of those universally-beloved comics, and the second volume is maybe a little bit better.
The fourth rail for Flight, Volume Two"The quality is simply outstanding. Amulet Books.
Mighty Jack and Zita the SpacegirlFirst Second #ad - They’ve befriended dragons, battled giants, and even earned the loyalty of a goblin army. Graphix. It's the middle-grade team-up of the century as the heroes of New York Times bestselling author Ben Hatke join forces to save the world in Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl. Jack and Lilly are no strangers to heroics.
Harry N Abrams. Amulet Books. With the gate between worlds growing weaker and time running out, can the heroes come together to save their world from their greatest enemy yet? Amulet Books. Villard Books. So when they meet zita the spacegirl, fresh from her interplanetary travels and seeking their help to face a new threat, they’re more than ready for another adventure.
Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl #ad - An army of giants and screeds stands ready to lay siege to Earth, determined to put the age of humans to an end. Villard Books. But the danger growing just outside the door to their world is greater than anything the new friends could have imagined.
Mighty JackFirst Second #ad - Harry N Abrams. Amulet Books. But then, one day at the flea market, Maddy does talk―to tell Jack to trade their mom's car for a box of mysterious seeds. Villard Books. It's a lot of responsibility, too, and it's boring, because Maddy doesn't talk. It's the best mistake Jack has ever made. In mighty jack, huge, and, magical jungle with tiny onion babies running amok, pink pumpkins that bite, what starts as a normal little garden out back behind the house quickly grows up into a wild, on one moonlit night that changes everything…a dragon.
But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. Ever. Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. Graphix. Amulet Books. Mighty Jack. Villard Books.