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Review: The Secret of the Stone Frog

Esther Keller

Those readers familiar with Toon Bok’s comics for emergent readers will be pleasantly surprised by their latest release. Geared to a slightly older and literary audience, this latest release is a masterpiece.

Links: Ladies who lunch

Katherine Dacey

Lunch Lady creator Jarrett J. Krosoczka sits down with his hometown newspaper to discuss his career. “My grandparents were brave enough to send me to college to study art and I’m sure that was a difficult decision for them,” Krosoczka told the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. “But sending me to classes here [at the Worcester [...]

Links: Teenage dreamboat

Katherine Dacey

Brian Heater posts the second part of his interview with Astronaut Academy author Dave Roman at The Daily Cross Hatch. This segment focuses on his comic Teen Boat (“The ANGST of Being a Teen…combined with the THRILL of being a boat”) which was originally self-published and will be published as a graphic novel next year. [...]

Links: iToons

Katherine Dacey

Toon Books recently re-launched its iPhone app with three free titles: Silly Lilly, Jack and the Box, and Little Mouse Gets Ready. Brigid Alverson test-drove Little Mouse Gets Ready, and pronounced it a great alternative to the hardbound edition. For a small fee, users can purchase audio versions in multiple languages — a great way [...]

Review: Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework

Katherine Dacey

Meet Zig, an alien, and Wikki, his sidekick. Zig is in the soup with his teacher for failing to turn in the latest homework assignment: bringing in a pet for the class zoo. When a wrong turn leads Zig and Wikki to Earth instead of grandma’s house, the boys decide to capture an Earth animal [...]