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(Doodleville #1)

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For fans of Svetlana Chmakova's Awkward and Raina Telgemeier's Smile comes an inventive new story from Cardboard Kingdom creator Chad Sell about a group of young artists who must work together when one of their own creations becomes a monster.

Drew is just a regular artist. But there's nothing ordinary about her art. Her doodles are mischievous . . . and rarely do they stay
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published 2020 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
With the diverse cast of characters, everyone will find someone with whom they can identify. The plot is funny and action packed and I love the teamwork angle.
Dec 30, 2019 rated it liked it
Doodleville was a cute kids graphic novel all about art and creativity and friendship. It dealt the psyche of artists and how emotion can affect art and vice versa and the demarcation between low and high art. I especially liked the scenes in the museum that established Drew as the colleague of famous and classical artists despite her age and because of her passion, and the value that art has contrary to the value people assign.

Of course, it also was very much centered on friendship and the
Jennifer Noonan
I enjoyed Cardboard Kingdom, Sell’s first graphic novel produced with a team of other creators, but I like this debut solo effort even better. It’s got a wonderfully original story, and a cast of diverse characters that have genuine mass appeal. It’s got an illustrative style that will appeal to lovers of the clean lines of Telgemeier-esque books, while at the same time, drawing in fans of the more action-inspired superhero genre. It’s the perfect combination of fantasy and reality with a dose ...more
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is such a sweet graphic novel! The diverse cast features some really fun young artists, and I think young readers will definitely be able to find someone to relate to. I loved that art was alive in this book, and watching Drew's doodles interact with famous paintings, as well as her friends' superhero sketches, was cute and clever! This is an awesome read that readers young and old should pick up!
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I didnt really like it, but overall I think a lot of people will like it
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