Alphabetical Index of Toon Books

Toon Books Wave 2: Mo & Jo, Jack and the Box, Stinky

I covered the first wave of Toon Books earlier this year. Now, the second wave of books are out, and here’s what I thought. As before, they’re each $12.95 US for 32-40 pages, hardcover, aimed at grades K-2. Mo and Jo Fighting Together Forever written by Jay Lynch; art by Dean Haspiel Hilarious! Mona and Joey are squabbling siblings. Through an elegantly quick turn of events, they wind up with a super-suit that they split in half, because they sure […]

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Toon Books: Benny and Penny, Otto’s Orange Day, Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons

Toon Books is a new imprint that debuted earlier this year with the goal of providing “hardcover comics produced especially for earlier readers” (defined as ages four and up). It’s run by the folks behind Little Lit: Editorial Director Francoise Mouly (who is also Art Editor of The New Yorker) and her husband, Series Advisor Art Spiegelman (who is also author of Maus). So lots of knowledge and experience there! I’m glad to see such handsome volumes carrying the message […]

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