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With her recently published graphic traveloque, Uniquely Japan (2022), Abby Denson is once again sharing her love of Japan with the readers. Her books are chock full of fun facts about Japan, and her latest book is no exception. Each chapter highlights interesting travel facts about Japan including the seasons, arts and crafts, fun and games, fashions, various food dishes of Japan, high tech around Japan, and so much more. The facts are mixed with her own drawings as well as photographs from her travels.
Science Comics: Birds of Prey is a fascinating read about raptors with gorgeous art.
When Winifred’s two best friends transfer to another school her Sophomore year in high school, she is surprised to immediately make new friends.
Lucy in the Sky, a rewarding read, follows a young teen through a year of change, accompanied by the music of the Beatles.
Science Comics: Spiders: Worldwide Web has too many overwhelming facts, not enough story or connection to the data.
In The American Bison: The Buffalo's Survival Tale, cartoonist Andy Hirsch tells the story of the buffalo, a sad story with a happy ending.
Maker Comics: Build a Robot offers surprisingly simple projects thar are not only fun but also introduce basic principles of engineering.
Maker Comics: Create a Costume! guides readers through the creation of five costumes and offers a variety of practical advice as well.
In Wauter Mannaert's beautifully composed, gracefully drawn Chef Yasmina and The Potato Panic, an 11-year-old amateur gourmet chef and her gardener buddies must save the city from an addictive potato product with a curious side effect.