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Bunny vs Monkey: The Human Invasion

By Jamie Smart Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781788451956 More Bunny vs Monkey? Oh, yes. This new book collects together the previous third and fourth volumes into one stonking-great-big book of comic madness. There’s lots to love in any Jamie Smart book, but there’s something particularly bonkers about Bunny vs Monkey. As the title suggests, […]

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Marsupilami Vol 5: Baby Prinz

By Batem, Yann & Franquin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849185424 I read this the day after the attempted insurrection in Washington DC. Bearing in mind the book concerns a coup it gave the whole story an oddly obtuse slant. In Chiquito, capital of Palombia, there’s a zoo, and in that zoo is an ancient Marsupilami. No […]

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Yakari Vol 16: The Lake Monster

By Derib & Job Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184236 When my children were small I wanted them to experience the fun and excitement of comics, just as I had when I was their age. Unfortunately, most of the comics available now are more about the toy taped or bagged with the comic. Worse, the contents are […]

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Lesser Spotted Animals 2

By Martin Brown Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781788450393 Getting any child interested in the natural world can only be a good thing, but there’s far more to the animal kingdom than lions, tigers and bears. In his first book Martin Brown introduced us to a host of lesser known creatures in the hope that […]

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Marsupilami 3: Black Mars

By Batem & Yann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184182 These books are proving a lot of fun, largely helped by Batem’s art style that gives a healthy nod to Franquin. The Marsupilami of note may be the titular character but the stories are very much set in the world surrounding him rather than focusing on him […]

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Yakari Vol 14: Lords Of The Plains

By Derib & Job Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183185 Yakari is a great series for younger readers that explores the interior of American through the experiences of a Native American boy and his tribe. The tribe themselves live a harmonious life with nature around them, but sometimes that balance is distorted and Yakari seeks to understand […]

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