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The Colorful Story of Comics
Ready-to-Read Level 3
Table of Contents
About The Book
Do you know how comics, graphic novels, and manga came to be? Or that they have their roots in cave drawings? Did you know that Benjamin Franklin is credited as having the first cartoon in an American newspaper? Ever wonder who put the fun in the Funny Pages? Become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the funny history of comic strips, graphic novels, manga, and more, and amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!
A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like science, social studies, and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun!
About The Illustrator
Rob McClurkan is an illustrator and author whose imagination is fueled by a healthy dose of Saturday morning cartoons and Sunday funnies. He lives with his family just outside Atlanta, Georgia. To see more of Rob’s work, visit SeeRobDraw.com.
- Publisher: Simon Spotlight (September 27, 2016)
- Length: 48 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481471442
- Grades: 1 - 3
- Ages: 6 - 8
- Lexile ® 1030L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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- Bank Street Best Books of the Year
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