kids

The Zoo Box

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The Zoo Box is exactly what the title suggests: a box filled with zoo animals, eager to be released, ready to wreak havoc on the lives of two unsuspecting kids. The set up is Jumanji-esque—mom and dad go out for…

Diabetes and Me

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You may hesitate to pick up a book that sounds like an educational brochure for kids recently diagnosed with diabetes if you’re not one. That’s a crying shame, because Diabetes and Me is a surprisingly great read for just about…

Toys in the Basement

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Stéphane Blanquet’s book may seem at first another “toys come alive” tale, but the immediate weirdness of his intricate artwork should signal that we have left conventionality behind, much like those busted toys of our youth. This ain’t Toy Story,…

Jellaby: The Lost Monster

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If the name Jellaby sounds familiar, then you might have had the pleasure of coming across him/her in other stories before. Jellaby has had a storied and award-winning life. Our friend has been published as an online webcomic (nominated for…

Sunnyville Stories, vol. 1-2

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Sunnyville Stories follows the day-to-day life of the anthropomorphized inhabitants of Sunnyville. When his father is laid off, Max and his family relocate to Sunnyville, a quaint town far from the city. Max is not excited about the move to…

Hiccup!

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It’s the big day of the school play, and Jamie has a mean case of the hiccups. For Jamie, this could be calamitous—the last time he had the hiccups, they lasted two whole days! But Jenna, the star of the…

Dogs of War

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Not all soldiers are human, and some of the most valuable enlisted animals are dogs. Dogs of War glorifies the stories of three heroic canines assisting U.S. troops in World War I, World War II, and Vietnam. Though each part…