Archive for the ‘ Books ’ Category


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…

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

There’s a tendency in American media . . . and in our culture . . . that girls only get to be the sidekick, the accomplice, the mentor, the wife or girlfriend, the one behind the scenes doing research, instead of getting to be the hero. We think that’s pretty terrible.  Because girls are awesome, Read the Rest…

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

Today marks the date of birth for Ian Lendler and Zack Giallongo’s The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth, which is a book you should all read! Macbeth is hungry . . . hungry for life (and also tacos).  The king is an owl — tiny but delicious.  This is clearly a recipe for catastrophe. Read the Rest…

September 22, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

New book new book! We just got in finished copies of our upcoming graphic novel, The Rise of Aurora West, by Paul Pope, JT Petty, and David Rubin! It looks fantastic! Here’s the cover, with Aurora West.  She is off to fight monsters! Lots of spines all lined up together!  All with a little Aurora Read the Rest…