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by Kazu Kibuishi
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Merry Meerkat Marginalia
Merry Meerkat Marginalia rated it 7 years ago
Self purchase, paperback. This is a collection (by editor Kazu Kibuishi) of graphic stories. I’ve loved Kibuishi’s other collections so wanted to give this a try. Highly recommended for people who like fantasy young adult graphic novels. Under the Floorboards- cute little story of a girl who fi...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 7 years ago
A very hard book to rate - as is often the case with short story collections. Here we have a collection of graphic short stories - all with the premise of a 'mystery box'. Some I absolutely loved - 'Under the Floorboards' and 'The Butter Thief'. Some I found puzzling, but enjoyable. And others I fou...
Pants' Books & Stuff!
Pants' Books & Stuff! rated it 7 years ago
Introduction: I'm making up a pathfinder for good introductory graphic novel titles for older children (6-12 years; I also hope that it could be used as a list of core titles for librarians who might want some guidance) and I've found that it's actually an area in graphic novels I'm not very knowled...
sixthreezy readsies
sixthreezy readsies rated it 8 years ago
Underwhelming, only read for Kibuishi. Wasn't really blown away by the book or any of its stories, but it's a quick read.
Betsy Reads Books
Betsy Reads Books rated it 8 years ago
This is a collection of short stories in graphic form. These stories were each very cool and different. There was a little twist to each one at the end that made you go "huh." Definitely worth the read. The illustrations were also amazing in each story. I highly recommend picking this one up if...
pedestrienne rated it 8 years ago
Every story was lush in its own way. I am scheming to find an opportunity to read "under the floorboards" to my friends so they can be freaked out, but the art is so integral to it...
Karin's Book Nook
Karin's Book Nook rated it 9 years ago
Kibuishi (creator of AMULET) is the editor of this graphic novel short story collection. Each story is very different, both in artistic style and subject matter. The common thread that connects each of these stories is a box – not the same box, but a box of some kind. There are 7 stories included ...
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