Entries Tagged as 'Graphic Novels'

Gryphons Aren’t So Great

August 21st, 2015 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received a publisher’s review copy of Gryphons Aren’t So Great and my mother-in-law remarked at the spelling in the title so I looked into it. Griffin and grphyon seem to be variants meant to describe the same mythical creature with the body of a lion (except for the front feet […]

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Julia’s House for Lost Creatures

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM This book has the makings of a hit – I read through my review copy of Julia’s House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke and everything just suits the book so well. The illustrations, the colors, and the titular Julia herself. I love how in just a few pages you can […]

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The Zoo Box

July 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks readers will rejoice that The Zoo Box by Ariel Cohn and Aron Nels Steinke gets kids thinking about what it would mean to be on the other side of a zoo exhibit without being preachy or making conclusions on their behalf. Spoiler alert: I’ll detail the storyline here since the spoilers […]

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Explorer: The Lost Islands

December 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I would have reviewed this book sooner, except as soon as a review copy came from the publisher, kiddo disappeared with it into her room. She’s never expressed much interest in graphic novels, so I let her take her time with it. In the end, she reported that she was enraptured by […]

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