Tag Archives | Good For Kids

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 […]

Continue Reading

Ducoboo 5: Lovable Dunce

By Godi & Zidrou Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183116 Ducoboo is not the sharpest kid in the class to the extent that he’s almost entirely and blissfully unaware of his failings. Fortunately he sits next to Leonie, the class genius, so there’s opportunity to copy her answers and display, ironically, what a creative thinker he can […]

Continue Reading

Long Gone Don And The Terror-cotta Army

By The Etherington Brothers Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989784 Don Skelton is back. After kicking the bucket following an unplanned soup inhalation Don finds himself in a surreal afterlife of utter oddness known as Broilerdoom. After seeing off the evil machinations of Spode, the demon ruler of Corpse City, in the previous book, Don’s […]

Continue Reading

Alone Vol 6: The Fourth Dimension And A Half

By Gazzotti & Vehlmann Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183079 When the latest volume of Alone arrives in our house there’s a bit of a fight as to who reads it first (I don’t always win). Gazzotti and Vehlmann’s creation manages to appeal across age groups and gender, neither talking down nor shying away from more difficult […]

Continue Reading

Good Dog, Bad Dog: Double Identity

By Dave Shelton Publisher: David Fickling Books ISBN: 9781910989005 Dogs. The city is full of them. And we get to follow two of their finest, a pair of cops called Bergman and McBoo as they aim to keep the streets of Muttropolis clean. It’s a city with a thriving movie business, based in Collie-wood, and […]

Continue Reading

Cedric Vol 5: Grandpa Dives In

By Laudec & Cauvin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849182539 I’ve a soft spot for Cedric. He may not be as mischievous as Dennis the Menace, or as exasperating as Horrid Henry, but he does have his moments. And yet, at his heart, he’s just an eight-year-old boy trying to make sense of the world around him, […]

Continue Reading