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The City on the Other Side

The City on the Other Side

by Scott, Mairghread / First Second

In The City on the Other Side, a young girl stumbles into a pitched war between two fairy kingdoms, and the fate of San Francisco itself hangs in the balance Sheltered within her high-society world, Isabel plays the part of a perfectly proper little girl--she's quiet, well-behaved, and she keeps her dresses spotlessly clean. She's certainly not the kind of girl who goes on adventures.But that all changes when Isabel breaches an invisible barrier and steps into another world. She discovers a city not unlike her own, but magical and dangerous. Here, war rages between the fairies of the Seelie and Unseelie Courts. Only Isabel, with the help of a magical necklace and a few new…

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Suee and the Shadow

Suee and the Shadow

by Ly, Ginger / Harry N. Abrams

When her shadow suddenly comes to life and starts causing trouble, it's up to 12-year-old Suee to find out why before it's too late! This middle-grade graphic novel debut deals with themes of bullying, friendship, and emotions in stressful…

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Sleepless Knight

Sleepless Knight

by Sturm, James / First Second

The Knight can't wait for her first camping trip She and her horse Edward pack everything they need--including her beloved Teddy--and head out into the woods. But when it's time for bed, Teddy is nowhere to be found A helpful rabbit thinks this "Teddy" sounds familiar, and sends the Knight off to a cave... but that's no teddy bear in that cave. That's a real bear In this sweet, simple adventure, basic comics elements combine with the picture book format to create a picture book for the youngest of comics readers, and a fantastic introduction into the world of Adventures in…

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Sparks!

Sparks!

by Boothby, Ian / Graphix

Sparks is a hero and man's best friend, but nobody suspects he's two cats This Super Dog is the Cat's Meow August is a brilliant inventor who is afraid of the outside. Charlie is a crack pilot who isn't afraid of anything. Together these pals save lives every day. They also happen to be cats who pilot a powerful, mechanical dog suit Always eager to leap into danger, this feline duo have their work cut out for them as they try to thwart Princess, an evil alien bent on enslaving mankind. Don't let the fact that Princess looks like a cute, diaper-wearing baby fool you. She's clever, determined, and totally ruthless. So when Princess and the browbeaten fools she…

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Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths

Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths

by Annable, Graham / First Second

Peter and Ernesto are sloths. Peter and Ernesto are friends. But Peter and Ernesto are nothing alike. Peter loves their tree and never wants to leave, while Ernesto loves the sky and wants to see it from every place on Earth. When Ernesto leaves to have a grand adventure, Peter stays behind and frets. The two friends grow even closer in separation, as Peter the homebody expands his horizons and Ernesto the wanderer learns the value of home. With ridiculously cute art and simple, funny text, their reunion is even more adorable than you are imagining.Laika Studios superstar artist, writer, and director Graham Annable brings all his significant powers to bear on this timeless friendship story…

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Hippopotamister

Hippopotamister

by Green, John Patrick / First Second

The zoo isn't what it used to be. It's run down, and Hippo hardly ever gets any visitors. So he decides to set off for the outside with his friend Red Panda. To make it in the human world, Hippo will have to become a Hippopotamister: he'll have to act like a human, get a job, and wear a hat as a disguise. He's a good employee, whether he's a construction worker, a hair stylist, or a sous chef. But what he really needs is a job where he can be…

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Chavo the Invisible

Chavo the Invisible

by Nordling, Lee / Graphic Universe (Tm)

Chavo is the last player to get picked for capture the flag. But that's okay. Chavo's small, but he just might surprise people with his quick thinking. Can Chavo protect his flag? Will he outwit the other team? Find out in this word-free graphic novel, the third installment in the Game for Adventure…

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Belinda the Unbeatable

Belinda the Unbeatable

by Nordling, Lee / Graphic Universe (Tm)

The upbeat Belinda and the shy Barbara join a magical round of musical chairs! When their school gym transforms into a rowdy obstacle course, can their friendship keep them in the…

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Tom's Midnight Garden Graphic Novel

Tom's Midnight Garden Graphic Novel

by Pearce, Philippa / Greenwillow Books

This exquisite graphic novel adaptation of Philippa Pearce's Carnegie Medal-winning Tom's Midnight Garden reimagines a beloved classic in a new, full-color format. With stunning art from award-winning graphic artist Edith, readers will be swept up in this transcendent story of friendship.When Tom's brother gets sick, Tom's shipped off to spend what he's sure will be a boring summer with his aunt and uncle in the country. But then Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hall chime thirteen times, and he's transported back to an old garden where he meets a mysterious girl named Hatty. Tom returns to the garden every night to have adventures with Hatty, who…

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The White Snake: A Toon Graphic

The White Snake: A Toon Graphic

by Nadler / Toon Graphics

Young Randall dreams of adventures until one day he's sent off on a mission to discover the neighboring king's secret. When he returns, he's thrown in a dungeon and despairs until Princess Tilda -- the power behind the throne - entices him to compete for her hand. Courage, determination -- and Tilda's trust in him - toss him from one adventure to the next as he dives for a ring at the bottom of the ocean and searches for a Golden Apple from the Tree of Life. BEN NADLER's modern version in comics highlights the timeless truth at the heart of this Grimm Brothers' fairy tale in a way that is sure to delight and resonate with today's young…

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Hilda and the Stone Forest

Hilda and the Stone Forest

by Pearson, Luke / Nobrow Press

Hilda Season 1 is now on Netflix "Luke Pearson is one of the best cartoonists working today. Hilda is utterly brilliant "--Raina Telgemeier, creator of Smile Hilda may be grounded, but that won't stop her from heading off on another daring adventure But everything is thrown off course when her mother catches her and is dragged along for the ride. Furious with each other, the bickering pair find themselves lost in the land of the trolls, forced to embark on a dangerous journey to make their way home. And to make matters even more difficult, Hilda has to do so . . . as a troll? Buckle your seatbelts for a crazy body-swapping adventure…

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Hilda and the Bird Parade

Hilda and the Bird Parade

by Pearson, Luke / Nobrow Press

Hilda Season 1 is now on Netflix "Luke Pearson is one of the best cartoonists working today. Hilda is utterly brilliant "--Raina Telgemeier, creator of Smile A New York Times' Notable Book for 2013One of School Library Journal's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2013Nominated for the 2014 Eisner for Best Publication for Kids Hilda's magical, Eisner-nominated third adventure is now in paperback Hilda and her mother have finally laid roots down in their new home in Trolberg. Pining for her magical friends and wonder filled homeland, Hilda is finding it hard to fit in to this crowded new place. But today is somehow different, today Hilda sees a glimmer of the magic she left behind in…

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