Graphic Novel Review #14: Our Little Kitchen

Creator: Jillian Tamaki Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers Our Little Kitchen won the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8) this year so I had to check it out. This story is based on the Tamaki’s experience volunteering at a small community kitchen in Brooklyn. I found this textContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review #14: Our Little Kitchen”

Graphic Novel Review: The Sprite and the Gardener

Creators: Rii Abrego & Joe Whitt Publisher: Oni Press “And things are still just fine. More or less.” This is how Abrego & Whitt set up The Sprite and the Gardener. This book has been described as “gentle fantasy” which means a fantasy story that doesn’t involve fighting or violence of any kind. If you’veContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Sprite and the Gardener”

Graphic Novel Review: The Leak

Creators: Kate Reed Petty & Andrea Bell Publisher: First Second “For the Love of Truth” is the subtitle of Kate Reed Petty & Andrea Bell’s The Leak and the story contained within successfully represents this motto. I picked up The Leak based on my love of Andrea Bell’s artwork from her prior works Diary ofContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Leak”

Graphic Novel Review: Fox & Rabbit

Creators: Beth Ferry & Gergely Dudás Publisher: Amulet Books The more I read Fox & Rabbit, the more I fell in love with it. Fox and Rabbit are best friends who face their fears together. Fox & Rabbit reminds me of the Poppleton series, a collection of stories that build on one another about friendsContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Fox & Rabbit”

Graphic Novel Review: Pea, Bee & Jay: Stuck Together

Creator: Brian “Smitty” Smith Publisher: Harper Alley Pea, Bee & Jay had me smiling by the second page and laughing by the third page. Brian Smith, who both writes and draws this charming graphic novel for younger readers, takes the reader on an adventure that is humorous, but also shows the importance of working togetherContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Pea, Bee & Jay: Stuck Together”