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November 15, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

(John Patrick Green is the author of our upcoming graphic novel Hippopotamister, which was just announced this week!) 1. What’s your protagonist’s favorite flavor of ice cream and why? What’s your own favorite flavor of ice cream? Hippopotamister’s favorite flavor of ice cream is Green Tea Soufflé with Lemongrass. The lemongrass is because hippos only Read the Rest…

November 10, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Getting new books in the office is one of the best times of year! Today, we’ve received James Kochalka’s new graphic novel, The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie. We can’t wait for this to be out! (And now: photos!) Here’s the cover. And here are the two covers together.  You can see the spot gloss Read the Rest…

October 31, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

(Zack Giallongo is the artist of The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth, and its sequel, The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet.) What was the last book you read? I haven’t finished it yet, but I love the title (and the book so far). But I’m reading The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Read the Rest…

October 30, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Halloween is coming up!  It’s a night of pumpkins and candy and other spooky things. Here are some books for you to read along with your creepiest night of the year. Anya’s Ghost, by Vera Brosgol This is not a ghost you want to be your friend.  Sadly. Friends With Boys, by Faith Erin Hicks Read the Rest…

October 29, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

What book would you take with you to a desert island?   The Ultimate Doonesbury. Doonesbury was really my first graphic obsession. Everything about it is great. It’s smart, funny, and Trudeau always manages to find a unique angle on any subject. And despite Dave Sim’s wild claims for Cerebus the Aardvark, Doonesbury has been Read the Rest…

October 14, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang’s new graphic novel In Real Life comes out today! We’re big admirers of Cory’s work, and Jen’s debut graphic novel Koko Be Good was so wonderful that we were thrilled to get the chance to pair them together on a great story about this world and the world of the Read the Rest…

October 7, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to share with you this exciting new boxed set edition of George O’Connor’s Olympians books! George O’Connor is a guy who’s excited about Greek mythology.  Myths were some of the first books he ever read . . . along with superhero stories, and he combines both those two storytelling forms in his Olympians Read the Rest…

October 6, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Spring 2015!  It’s coming up, and we’re publishing some books — to your great surprise, I’m sure. Here’s the list — and the covers!  (You’ll find details and excerpts at the links.) Anna Banana and the Chocolate Explosion, by Dominique Roques and Alexis Dormal.  This book is super-adorable, you guys!  And there’s baking! The Divine, Read the Rest…

October 2, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

(from the desk of Ian Lendler, author of The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth) (illustration by Zack Giallongo, illustrator of The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth) When I tell people that I’ve written a graphic novel of Shakespeare’s Macbeth for kids, most people say, “Macbeth?! You mean the horribly bloody play by Shakespeare? Read the Rest…

October 1, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

When the Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue puts on Shakespeare, they really pull out all the stops! Here are the cast photos from their fall performance: Macbeth! Macbeth Nickname: “Old Pushover” Hobbies: Mongering (war, power, sandwiches, etc.), Turn-ons: Pushy Women Turn-offs: Pushy Women Mental State: A bit iffy Voted: Most Likely to Succeed (Note from the Read the Rest…