Adventures in Cartooning

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Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action
Adventures in Cartooning
James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost
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The Knight, Edward the chubby horse, and of course the Magic Cartooning Elf are back for more fun, but this time they're sharing the stage with a host of new...


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Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special
Adventures in Cartooning
Written & illustrated by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold & Alexis Frederick-Frost
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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,...


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Adventures in Cartooning Activity Book
Adventures in Cartooning
James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost
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The magic cartooning elf is back—along with the Knight, Edward the hungry horse, and a whole new cast of charming characters! And this time, readers can join...


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Adventures in Cartooning
Adventures in Cartooning
written and illustrated by James Sturm, Alexis Frederick-Frost, and Andrew Arnold
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In this action-packed cartooning adventure, kids will have as much fun making comics as reading them!    Once upon a time . . . a princess tried to make a...


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About the Author

James Sturm
James Sturm is the author of several 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 also the founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies and the National Association for Comics Art Educators.  He created Adventures in Cartooning with collaborators Alexis Frederic-Frost and Andrew Arnold. Sturm, his wife, and two daughters live in White River Junction, Vermont.
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Andrew Arnold
Andrew Arnold is one of the co-authors of the Adventures in Cartooning series and moonlights [during the day] as a book designer for a children’s book publisher. His work has appeared in several publications, including Nickelodeon Magazine, Cambridge University Press, and Roaring Brook Press. Originally from Houston, TX, Andrew currently lives in New York City.
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Alexis Frederick-Frost
Alexis Frederick-Frost is a co-author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed Adventures in Cartooning series of graphic novels. A combination of a how-to book and an exciting adventure story, Adventures in Cartooning was chosen as a Booklist Top Ten Graphic Novel of 2010 and received multiple awards. He also writes and illustrates the recurring comic Kit and Clay published in The Phoenix Magazine in the United Kingdom. Alexis’s illustrations have appeared online and in a variety of publications by Nickelodeon Magazine, Bodleian Library Press, First Second Books, Tugboat press and others. A graduate from the inaugural class of the Center for Cartoon Studies, Alexis currently lives with his wife in South Carolina.
(c) Alexis Frederick-Frost
Alexis Frederick-Frost

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