Christmas is coming! The Magic Cartooning Elf and his friend the Knight help Santa make a Christmas comic. But will kids put away their iPads, smart phones, and video games long enough to read a book?
The latest in the beloved Adventures In Cartooning series, Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special will inspire children to pick up a pencil and draw up a snow storm! No charger or batteries are needed for this terrific holiday gift.
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Children's Review: Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost. Roaring Brook/First Second, $9.99 paper (64p) ISBN 978-1-59643-730-2Kids are asking for high-tech gifts instead of old-fashioned ones, and Santa is not all that happy about it (“Instead of toys, we elves write code,” a helper tells him. “Then we connect to the server.- Publishers Weekly
James Sturm is the author of award-winning graphic novels for children and adults, including James Sturm's America, Market Day, The Golem’s Mighty Swing and Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow. He is the founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies. He lives in White River Junction, Vermont.
A graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies, Alexis Frederick-Frost lives outside of Boston and works at a library. His first comic, La Primavera, was the recipient of a Xeric Grant.
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ALSC Notable Children's Book, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, Booklist Top 10 Graphic Novel for Youth, Booklist Top Ten Art Book for Kids , Library Media Connection Best of the Best, Rhode Island Children's Book Award Master List, Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Master List