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Winter 2018 Recommended Titles for Kids (Age 6+)
A Polar Bear in Love Volume 1
Written by: Koromo
Illustrated by: Koromo
Publisher: Yen Press
Format: Softcover, 5 x 7, 160 pages, B&W, $15
ISBN: 9780316441711
Ages: 9-12
Release Date:11/14/2017

A polar bear falls in love with a seal, but the seal thinks the polar bear is trying to eat it! 


Castle in the Sky Picture Book
Written by: Hayao Miyazaki
Illustrated by: Hayao Miyazaki
Publisher: Viz Media
Format: Hardcover, 8 x 10, 112 pages, Color, $19.99
ISBN: 9781421592664
Ages: 9-12
Release Date: 12/19/2017

The legends were true! Somewhere high in the clouds, human beings have again set foot on the floating island of Laputa, for centuries a peaceful parklike ruin tended only by its silent, faithful robots. But just behind Pazu and Sheeta are soldiers from the aerial dreadnought Goliath—who have captured Dola and her pirate crew and are now looting the gold and jewels of the Castle in the Sky for themselves!


Dream of the Butterfly, Volume 1: Rabbits on the Moon
Written by: Richard Marazano
Illustrated by: Luo Yin
Publisher: Roar Comics
Format: Softcover, 7 x 9, 112 pages, Color, $12.99
ISBN: 9781941302392
Ages: 9-12
Release Date: 01/23/2018

Tutu is lost in a village where winter is eternal and the rabbits of the secret police find her guilty of one of the worst crimes imaginable—being a little girl! The Emperor of this strange town holds the key to her redemption, but it will come at a price.


Eleanor & The Egret
Written by:
 John Layman
Illustrated by: Sam Keith
Publisher: Aftershock Comics
Format: Softcover, 6 x 10, 120 pages, Color, $14.99
ISBN: 9781935002765
Ages: 9-12
Release Date: 12/26/2017

The most daring art thief in Paris has struck again, and the police have assigned their best detective to the case. His only clue? A single white feather left at the scene. Could this feather belong to the thief? To the thief’s accomplice, an oversized talking egret? Or will his investigation lead him to somewhere even stranger? (Answer: all of the above.)


Kilgore Graphic Novel
Written by: Mark Andrew Poe
Illustrated by: Becky Minor
Publisher: Rabbit Publishers
Format: Hardcover, 180 pages, Color, $24.99
ISBN: 9781943785742
Ages: 9-12
Release Date: 01/16/2018

In a tale that has festered for years, residents of Sleepy Hollow have suspected something sinister behind the shroud of darkness hanging over their town. In KLIGORE, the horrifying truth behind the Hollow’s Halloween nightmare is revealed. Super-villain Maximus Kligore’s rise to power grows as he masters the dark magic - or does the dark magic mas-ter him? When Kligore comes face-to-face with a young magician named Harry Moon, Kligore’s power dims, forcing him into desperate measures that threaten to tear the town apart. The battle of destinies begins here.

 


Little Sid
Written by: Ian Lendler
Illustrated by: Xanthe Bouma
Publisher: First Second
Format: Hardcover, Color, $17.99
ISBN: 9781626726369
Ages: 4-8
Release Date: 01/23/2018

A spoiled young prince, Siddhartha got everything he ever asked for, until he asked for what couldn’t be given­—happiness. Join Little Sid as he sets off on a journey of discovery and encounters mysterious wise-folk, terrifying tigers, and one very annoying mouse.


Little Tails on the Farm
Written by: Frédéric Brrémaud
Illustrated by: Federico Bertolucci
Publisher: CubHouse
Format: Hardcover, 9 x 9, 32 pages, Color, $14.99
ISBN: 9781626726369
Ages: 4-8
Release Date: 01/16/2017

recocious puppy and squirrel buddies, Chipper and Squizzo, set out to borrow some milk from the farm next door, but their journey turns into a fun adventure where they meet a whole community of farm animals to befriend!


Monsters Beware! 
Written by: Jorge Aguirre
Illustrated by: Rafael Rosado
Publisher: First Second
Format: Softcover, 176 pages, Color, $14.99
ISBN: 9781626721807
Ages: 7-10
Release Date: 03/13/2018

In Monsters Beware!, the third and final book of the Claudette graphic novel series, Claudette is put the ultimate test. With her honor on the line will she learn that there's more to a fight than just winning?


One Day A Dot 
Written by: Ian Lendler
Illustrated by: Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline
Publisher: First Second
Format: Softcover, 40 pages, Color, $17.99
ISBN: 9781626722446
Ages: 4-8
Release Date: 05/22/2018

A charming children's book illustrating the personification of the big bang and the creation of the universe!


Scales & Scoundrels: Into the Dragon's Maw
Written by:
 Sebastian Girner
Illustrated by: Galaad
Publisher: Image Comics
Format: Softcover, 128 pages, Color, $9.99
ISBN: 9781534304826
Ages: 9-12
Release Date: 02/13/2017

A loner by trade, Luvander is forced to team up with a team of scraggly adventurers, each hoping to find a treasure of their own in the forbidden tomb.: there is Prince Aki, of the Scarlet Sands Empire, anxious for first taste of adventure yet blind to the consequences. hHis royal Shadow and bodyguard, Koro, whose very honor hangs in the balance of her prince’s success. And Dorma Iron, a stocky young dwarf whose journey will take her deeper into the darkness than she ever wished to tread.