Entries Tagged as 'Graphic Novels'

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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Monster on the Hill

August 27th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I’m rhapsodizing about graphic novels again but if you’ve read the works I’ve reviewed previously for Vegbooks, you’ve (I hope) fallen in love with Owly and Hilda as our family has. You will also love Rayburn, the titular Monster on the Hill by Rob Harrell. Now, the back cover blurb of this book includes endorsements by […]

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The Owly Books

September 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I met Andy Runton, the author of the Owly books, at the San Diego Comic Convention in 2005.  I had never heard of his books but they had an adorable owl on the cover so I couldn’t resist.  They are largely wordless stories, the talk bubbles are filled with pictures and […]

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