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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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A Guide To Zookie The Dragon

By Keri Johnson Published by Keri Johnson It’s always encouraging to learn of someone who is making a success of getting their cartoons noticed. With so few outlets taking cartoons on it gets harder by the year. So the obvious place to run them is on the internet, but building that audience is a difficult […]

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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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Spirou & Fantasio 14: The Clockmaker & The Comet

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184045 Part of what makes the Spirou and Fantasio books such a pleasurable read is the breadth of their adventures, from dangerous dictatorships to ribald robots. With this new book we get a brilliantly scripted and exquisitely drawn time travel tale complete with a future descendent of the […]

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Mega Robo Rumble

By Neill Cameron Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989814 In this second volume we now find the robot children Alex and Freddy as fully made members of R.A.I.D., a special government unit that helps protect the country against robots with ill intent. And they’re loving it. But the country doesn’t suffer from troublesome robot problems […]

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Tree Mail

By Brian Smith & Mike Raicht Publisher: Dark Horse ISBN: 9781506700960 Here’s a quirky one. Rudy is a frog living on Popomoko Island. The frogs all join the Croaker Battalion, but Rudy has always been fascinated by the Air Delivery Corps, deliverers of envelopes and parcels to the island’s residents. The fact the Flight Corps […]

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