When cardboard creatures come magically to life, a boy must save his town from disaster.Cam's down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it's the worst present ever. So to make the best of a bad situation, they bend the cardboard into a man-and to their... show more
When cardboard creatures come magically to life, a boy must save his town from disaster.Cam's down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it's the worst present ever. So to make the best of a bad situation, they bend the cardboard into a man-and to their astonishment, it comes magically to life. But the neighborhood bully, Marcus, warps the powerful cardboard into his own evil creations that threaten to destroy them all!
Publish date: August 1st 2012
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
This book started off with it being Cam's birthday. His father Mike is the only one providing for the family since Cam's mom died, so the only thing he can afford for a present is a cardboard box.This box seemed to Mike as the worst gift a father could give his child but little did he know it would ...
Some of these graphic novels are extremely bizarre. Cardboard being of them. Its a clever idea and very well done just not my favorite out there. A father goes out looking for the best birthday gift for his son. He ends up brining him a piece of cardboard. But its a magical cardboard that can be t...
Think Invader Zim meets Gremlins, and you'll have a pretty good handle on this book. The first part comes from the illustrations. They're very stylized, almost cartoon-like in nature. Colors are vivid, lines are heavy, and it gives this whole story an almost weighty feel. What I did like about the...
The BasicsCam's father is out of work, and it just so happens it's Cam's birthday. Out of desperation, his father buys him some "magic cardboard" from a toy vendor. Well, it turns out it really was magic, and when he and Cam make a boxer out of cardboard, he comes to life. Wackiness ensues. My Thoug...
I am not a huge reader of graphic novels, but I am coming to appreciate them more and more. Cardboard is, I think, an especially well done graphic novel. The illustrations are fantastic, and I love how they convey so much about the characters, what kind of person they are supposed to be, and what ...
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