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Average rating: 4.32 · 66 ratings · 10 reviews · 13 distinct works
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The Big Book of Sharks

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Santa in Space (Golden Stor...

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Math Mysteries: Stories and...

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Honest Abe's Funny Money Book

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Math Mysteries: Fun, Motiva...

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Johnny Boo by James Kochalka
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The Writing on the Wall by Ben Passikoff
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Gone 'til November by Wallace Stroby
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Nobody's Fool by Bill Griffith
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My pinhead history:

• I guess it was in college, during the early years of its national syndication, when I became a fan of Zippy, the sometimes very funny, sometimes confounding comic strip by Bill Griffith.

• In my mid-20s I finally saw a screening o
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Gone 'til November by Wallace Stroby
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The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie by James Kochalka
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I think I figured out why I prefer Kochalka's Johnny Boo to the Glorkian Warrior series. It feels like he's trying to stretch picture-book plot into chapter-book graphic novel format. That results in a fair amount of padding. And fart jokes. (Yes, bo ...more
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Sunday Money by Jeff MacGregor
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Back in 2005, author Jeff MacGregor appeared on Letterman, plugging this book. I was taken with the interview and decided to read Sunday Money. And it only took me 14 years to get around to it.

Also in 2005, I met a woman named Amy, a Scholastic sale
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The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza by James Kochalka
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The library was fresh out of Johnny Boo titles, so I stepped up to graphic-novel chapter books for James Kochalka Superstar's Glorkian Warrior series. I heart pizza, so The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza caught my eye. Just like Johnny Boo, we hav ...more
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Johnny Boo by James Kochalka
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I read to little kids at storytime, so I'll frequently go to my local library to pick up a new or seasonal selection. On a recent visit I saw a display of Johnny Boo titles… by James Kochalka! A.K.A. James Kochalka Superstar! The man behind the hit ...more
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Underworld by Kaz
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Hey kids, remember New York in the 90s? A vague air of danger, and free alternative newspapers on every corner. That's how I discovered the Underworld comic strip by Kaz, in the pages of New York Press. You couldn't help but notice Underworld, with i ...more
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