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J. Torres

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Comic book writer whose credits include the Eisner Award nominated Alison Dare, the YALSA listed Days Like This and Lola: A Ghost Story, as well as Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Love as a Foreign Language and Teen Titans Go, which garnered him a Shuster Award.


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Into the Woods by J. Torres
"An excellent RRRRRRRAwesome cute short story. Faith Erin Hicks' amazing cartoony art meshes with J. Torres fantastic writing like peanut butter and jelly. This is a truly great quality piece of work that I hope tons of kids read. They'll love. buy..." Read more of this review »
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I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
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A simple yet clever and very funny picture book. It's the story of a squid who brags about being, well, the biggest thing in the ocean until he discovers that he's not, but then turns that situation around. The illustrations have made me a Kevin Sher ...more
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Dragon Puncher by James Kochalka
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Dragon Puncher is part comic book, part fumetti, and all cool cartoon action. It's about a grumpy superhero cat who reluctantly teams up with a friendly young monster to defeat a dragon. Perfect for reading aloud and doing voices with your little com ...more
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Instructions by Neil Gaiman
Instructions
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This picture book is just one big tease! So much left unsaid about the fantastic creatures and faraway places mentioned. I almost yearn for Gaiman and Vess to flesh this out as a full-blown graphic novel. Almost. Because what's left to the imaginatio ...more
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Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman
Blueberry Girl
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Beautifully written. Beautifully illustrated. Just beautiful. Like all the Blueberry Girls out there who should be read this book. A very, very good read.
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The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman
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Predictable but in a reassuring fable-like way in which all the wrongs are righted in the end just in time before the little one falls asleep. And it's a nice picture book for the big ones too. A good read.
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The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman
The Wolves in the Walls
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This picture book by two of comic books' finest started off with a neat little musical rhythm and formula much like a Robert Munsch book but somewhere in the middle got jazzy and improvisational and kind of lost its way before it got back on track ag ...more
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