Category Archives: children’s

Cleo and Cornelius by Elizabeth Nicholson, Janine Pibal, Nick Geller, Michelle Thies

This is a short and simple retelling of the City Mouse and the Country Mouse published by Getty (known for their classical history collection). Here, we have two cousin cats who live a nice existence in ancient Egypt but are … Continue reading

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Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card 1 by CLAMP

Much of the original CLAMP touch is evident in this sequel to the original Cardcaptor Sakura series; seeing the characters again was a true joy. But this first volume was light on plot and centered more on bringing the characters … Continue reading

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Voltron Legendary Defender Vol. 2: The Pilgrimage by Tim Hedrick, Mitch Iverson, Jung Gwan, Rubine

This story nicely hits a sweet spot of its target audience – grade school kids looking for a bit of mindless adventure and some humor. While definitely not on the same level as e.g., Avatar, it’s a fun little romp … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Princess and The Frog Manga by Nao Hidaka

This is a manga version of Disney’s The Princess And The Frog and it follows the animated movie closely. We get some nice discussions from the animators that give a bit more depth to the story as well as some … Continue reading

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Avatar The Last Airbender North and South Library Edition

It would be hard to find something to criticize about this wonderful Library Edition of the North and South arc. We have a complete story, it marks the final, five-year run of Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, and it brings … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables by Mariah Marsden, Brenna Thummler

Anne of Green Gables was ripe for a contemporary graphic novel translation: the beloved story of a plucky young orphan growing up in Prince Edward Island in Canada is a beloved classic to many. Those watching the 2017 Netflex show … Continue reading

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The Little Red Wolf by Amélie Fléchais

This is one of the most enchanting children’s books I’ve come across in quite awhile. The illustrations are breathtaking and the story is a completely original and very unique take on Little Red Riding Hood. With each page, I kept … Continue reading

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