Comics: Easy as ABC!
Filled with activities, Comics: Easy as ABC is a fun way for young readers to effortlessly and playfully start thinking like writers and artists. This simple guide is also aimed at parents, teachers, and librarians: all will enjoy learning the ABCs of this popular and rapidly growing medium. Children kindergarten-age and up are shown how to use basic shapes to make faces, eyes, noses, and design their own characters. Ivan Brunetti’s funny and incisive advice on the language of comics (panels, lettering, balloons, and so much more) naturally leads budding artists and writers into thinking about their characters, settings, and prompts. A section with essential tips on how to read comics with young children rounds out the package. Featuring advice from master cartoonists and star authors— including Geoffrey Hayes, Eleanor Davis, Art Spiegelman, and many others.
About the contributors. Index. Further resources. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations.
JLG Release: Aug 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Publishers Weekly, Booklist*, School Library Journal*, Kirkus Reviews, The Horn Book Magazine
School Library Journal
10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 4.5; Points: 3;