Category Archives: Books + Comic Books

“We Are Going to Be Friends” is a Stunning Picture Book for all Readers and a Particular Delight for Fans of the White Stripes

The lyrics of one of the most well-known songs by the band the White Stripes have been transformed to the text of an extraordinary children’s picture book. The lyrics tell the simple story of a boy and girl who go

“We Are Going to Be Friends” is a Stunning Picture Book for all Readers and a Particular Delight for Fans of the White Stripes

The lyrics of one of the most well-known songs by the band the White Stripes have been transformed to the text of an extraordinary children’s picture book. The lyrics tell the simple story of a boy and girl who go

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

“What It Is” Is an Extraordinary Reading Experience

How do you use words alone to discuss a book that uses printed images, collaged with printed words, fused with original drawings and handwritten words? How can I explain the unique quality of a page the size of a sheet

“What It Is” Is an Extraordinary Reading Experience

How do you use words alone to discuss a book that uses printed images, collaged with printed words, fused with original drawings and handwritten words? How can I explain the unique quality of a page the size of a sheet

Houston: 1st Annual Lair Con! Image Comics, Makers Space, Cosplay & More!

The Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy Store is hosting their first convention,  Lair Con on Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is family friendly and completely FREE. There will be events for all ages including a devoted

Houston: 1st Annual Lair Con! Image Comics, Makers Space, Cosplay & More!

The Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy Store is hosting their first convention,  Lair Con on Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is family friendly and completely FREE. There will be events for all ages including a devoted

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is

Rogério Coelho’s Narrative Illustrations Elevate Storytelling to a New Level

Boat of Dreams is a wordless picture book with a story of whimsy, longing and familial connections told through the monochromatic images by Rogério Coelho. An elderly man gazes out to sea and discovers a message in a bottle. The discovery inspires

Rogério Coelho’s Narrative Illustrations Elevate Storytelling to a New Level

Boat of Dreams is a wordless picture book with a story of whimsy, longing and familial connections told through the monochromatic images by Rogério Coelho. An elderly man gazes out to sea and discovers a message in a bottle. The discovery inspires