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Welcome to the TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB, where the graphic novels listed are perfect for everyone of ALL AGES! Within in this section we have the fantastic all-ages series OWLY by Andy Runton, KORGI by Christian Slade, JOHNNY BOO by James Kochalka, and DRAGON PUNCHER by James Kochalka; as well as the all-new all-ages graphic novel series OKIE DOKIE DONUTS, PIRATE PENGUIN VS. NINJA CHICKEN, UPSIDE DOWN: A VAMIPIRE'S TALE, MONSTER ON THE HILL, MADDY KETTLE and more.

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2014 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2014 (FCBD)

by Rob Harrell and Eric Orchard

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

by Eric Orchard and Rob Harrell
Cover by Eric Orchard

For the first time ever, we're bringing you 26 pages of FULL COLOR free comics! The Top Shelf Kids Club is so excited about our newest book, MADDY KETTLE by Eric Orchard, that we're sharing part of it now …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-332-3

Monster on the Hill (Book 1)

Monster on the Hill (Book 1)

by Rob Harrell

An ALA Notable Children's Book!
One of YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens!
One of YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers!

"Really fun, goofy, extremely silly fantasy for readers of all ages, crying out for reviewers and critics to make appalling puns of the 'monstrously good' variety." …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-075-9

 
Monster on the Hill - Trading Card Set

Monster on the Hill - Trading Card Set

by Rob Harrell

Also available for MONSTER ON THE HILL FANS, Rob Harrell has prepared a limited run of Trading Cards featuring RAYBURN, TENTACULOR, and THE MURK. They're cool!

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Maddy Kettle (Book 1): The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

Maddy Kettle (Book 1): The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

by Eric Orchard

"Maddy Kettle... looks fantastic: every panel exudes quirky, gorgeous atmosphere. ” -- Glen Weldon, NPR

"Quirky, beautifully illustrated, and frankly looks like it's going to be an instant classic. Don't miss it." -- Rob Bricken, io9

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ISBN 978-1-60309-072-8 - Diamond: JUN14-1453

 
Korgi (Book 1): Sprouting Wings!

Korgi (Book 1): Sprouting Wings!

by Christian Slade

"If there was ever a true 'all-ages' book, this is it. Korgi hits every note perfectly, and can hook readers all across the spectrum with its tantalizing suspense and action.... The art is spectacular." -- Library Journal's Good Comics for Kids

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ISBN 978-1-891830-90-7

Korgi (Book 2): The Cosmic Collector

Korgi (Book 2): The Cosmic Collector

by Christian Slade

"Once you pick up Korgi, if you have a heart, you will not be able to put it down or stop going 'That’s so cute!!!'" -- Heidi MacDonald, PublishersWeekly.com

"In many ways, Korgi is a prime example of how to handle an all-ages book. With just the right level of surprise and adventure, it’s …

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Korgi (Book 3): A Hollow Beginning

Korgi (Book 3): A Hollow Beginning

by Christian Slade

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

Every story has a beginning. It is time for this one to be told. Ivy and Sprout follow their curiosity about the shard of stained glass they discovered in the woods. What they find is a clue to the very origin of their beloved home, the Korgi Hollow. In this third …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-062-9 - Diamond: JUL11-1240

Johnny Boo (Book 1): The Best Little Ghost

Johnny Boo (Book 1): The Best Little Ghost

by James Kochalka

"Johnny Boo is the latest creation by the multi-talented James Kochalka. Watch as Johnny and Squiggle encounter the Ice Cream Monster for a 'party in his tummy' of a different kind! Fun for kids of all ages, it's AWESOME!" -- DJ Lance Rock, host of Nick Jr's Yo Gabba Gabba!

"The narrative style …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-013-1

 
Johnny Boo (Book 2): Twinkle Power

Johnny Boo (Book 2): Twinkle Power

by James Kochalka

"Kochalka's simple line drawings and bright crayon colors stand out in this sweet, silly graphic novel. Children will easily identify with Johnny Boo’s sense of fun and with his fear at meeting someone new." -- Snow Wildsmith, Booklist

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Johnny Boo (Book 3): Happy Apples

Johnny Boo (Book 3): Happy Apples

by James Kochalka

"A landmark book for the kindergarten crowd." -- School Library Journal

"Kochalka's command of the comic form is sublime and adorable. Kids will love Johnny Boo." -- Harry Bliss, illustrator of Diary of a Worm

The full-color, all-ages hit series returns! In this adventure, Johnny Boo has …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-041-4

 
Johnny Boo (Book 4): The Mean Little Boy

Johnny Boo (Book 4): The Mean Little Boy

by James Kochalka

"Perfect for beginning readers." -- Publishers Weekly

"Kochalka's command of the comic form is sublime and adorable. Kids will love Johnny Boo." -- Harry Bliss, illustrator of Diary of a Worm

"Johnny Boo is sweet without being sugary and comfortably familiar yet fresh on every page. All in …

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Johnny Boo (Book 5): Does Something!

Johnny Boo (Book 5): Does Something!

by James Kochalka

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

What does Johnny Boo do when there's nothing to do? Johnny Boo Does Something! In fact, he does a LOT of things!

Watch Johnny Boo have a Boring Adventure and discover Yawn Power, write an angry letter to Ice Cream Magazine, get a squiggly new hairdo, fall to the …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-084-1 - Diamond: JAN131275

 
Johnny Boo (Book 6): Zooms to the Moon!

Johnny Boo (Book 6): Zooms to the Moon!

by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo zooms to the moon on a star-powered skateboard, where he meets a spunky little girl ghost named Susie Boom. She has BOOM power, which is pretty darn loud. Luckily, the moon has ice cream. But oh no! It also has an ice cream monster, just like back on Earth. This book fulfills the …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-349-1

Dragon Puncher (Book 1)

Dragon Puncher (Book 1)

by James Kochalka

"Kochalka channels his inner child as well as any comic book creator who has ever lived." -- Timothy Callahan, Comic Book Resources

"Kochalka's work makes me feel like I did when I was six years old. He brings the joy back to comics." -- Frank Miller, creator of Sin City, 300, and Batman: The …

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Dragon Puncher (Book 2): Island

Dragon Puncher (Book 2): Island

by James Kochalka

Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Early Readers!

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

We know the Dragon Puncher is a heroic warrior kitty in a robot battle-suit. But who is this new fierce fighting feline? And what outrageous adventures await on . . . DRAGON PUNCHER ISLAND?! Twice …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-085-8 - Diamond: JUL11-1238

Scene But Not Heard

Scene But Not Heard

by Sam Henderson

"Quite doodling hilarious gags and get back to work!" — Steve Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants

"Sam Henderson is the single greatest comedic force in America. Except for me. And guys who wipe their mouths on their sleeves." — Mark Newgarden, co-creator of Garbage Pail Kids and …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-089-6

 
Upside Down (Book 1): A Vampire Tale

Upside Down (Book 1): A Vampire Tale

by Jess Smart Smiley

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

"I really enjoyed Upside Down! It has a goofiness that reminds me of Joann Sfar, and the simplicity of its art is like a sophisticated version of Ed Emberley." -- Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese
"The perfect balance between silliness, simplicity, and …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-088-9 - Diamond: JUL12-1233

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 1): Troublems with Frenemies

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 1): Troublems with Frenemies

by Ray Friesen

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken (Book 1): Troublems with Frenemies. So what is this book about? It's about a Pirate Penguin named Pirate Penguin and a Ninja Chicken who isn't (ninjas are too sneaky to let you know their real names. Hint: It isn't Harold.) They are …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-071-1

 
Owly Plush Toy

Owly Plush Toy

by Andy Runton

Top Shelf is proud to announce our very first toy -- the OWLY Plush Toy is here! This large and loveable toy, based on the popular graphic novel series of the same name, was co-designed by Andy Runton and his mother. And the hand-sewn prototype received so many hugs and squeezes on the convention …

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Diamond: APR098071

Owly (Vol 1): The Way Home

Owly (Vol 1): The Way Home

by Andy Runton

Honored by the Georgia Center for the Book as one of the 25 Books All Young Georgians Should Read!

"Charming." -- People Magazine

"Younger readers thrill to the wordless adventures of Owly." -- USA Today

"The cutest comic you will ever see." -- Sean Scott, Mile High Comics

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ISBN 978-1-891830-62-4 - Diamond: JUL043246

 
Owly (Vol 1) -- HARDCOVER

Owly (Vol 1) -- HARDCOVER

by Andy Runton

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of Owly (Vol 1): The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer Limited quantities available.

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Owly (Vol 2): Just a Little Blue

Owly (Vol 2): Just a Little Blue

by Andy Runton

"The adventures of this little 'bird of play' will charm readers of any age." -- Erik Pedersen, E! Online

"It’s a beautiful, touching entrée that grabs and holds the heart and makes one smile." -- Jeannine Wiese, Ingram Library Services

"Charming ... reminiscent of children’s literature …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-64-8

 
Owly (Vol 2) -- HARDCOVER

Owly (Vol 2) -- HARDCOVER

by Andy Runton

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of Owly (Vol 2): Just a Little Blue Limited quantities available.

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Owly (Vol 3): Flying Lessons

Owly (Vol 3): Flying Lessons

by Andy Runton

"Younger readers thrill to the wordless adventures of Owly." -- USA Today

"The adventures of this little 'bird of play' will charm readers of any age." -- E! Online

"An incredibly sweet book. Perfect for give-and-take between children and their parents. Even readers older than the target …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-76-1

 
Owly (Vol 3) -- HARDCOVER

Owly (Vol 3) -- HARDCOVER

by Andy Runton

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of Owly (Vol 3): Flying Lessons Limited quantities available.

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Owly (Vol 4): A Time to Be Brave

Owly (Vol 4): A Time to Be Brave

by Andy Runton

Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Publication for a Younger Audience, the Harvey Award for Best New Talent, the Ignatz Award for both Outstanding Series and Promising New Talent, and the Howard Eugene Day Memorial Prize.

"The adventures of this little 'bird of play' will charm readers of any …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-89-1

 
Owly (Vol 4) -- HARDCOVER

Owly (Vol 4) -- HARDCOVER

by Andy Runton

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of Owly (Vol 4): A Time To Be Brave Limited quantities available.

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Owly (Vol 5): Tiny Tales

Owly (Vol 5): Tiny Tales

by Andy Runton

"One of the best comics for kids around. Period." -- Wired.com

"Charming ... reminiscent of children’s literature in the style of Frog and Toad, or Winnie the Pooh and Piglet." -- Publishers Weekly

The fifth graphic novel in the amazing all-ages OWLY series, TINY TALES, collects the very …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-019-3 - Diamond: JUN084266

 
Owly (Vol 5) -- HARDCOVER

Owly (Vol 5) -- HARDCOVER

by Andy Runton

Also available, a special HARDCOVER edition of Owly (Vol 5): Tiny Tales Limited quantities available.

NEW PRINTING SHIPPING IN JANUARY 2012!

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Owly & Wormy: Bright Lights and Starry Nights

Owly & Wormy: Bright Lights and Starry Nights

by Andy Runton

Owly and Wormy want to see the stars! So they gather their telescope and their lantern and head out into the dark night, all the way to the edge of their branch. Try as they might, though, they can only see leaves…and branches…and more leaves. But these two friends are not about to let a little …

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Owly and Wormy in Friends All Aflutter!

Owly and Wormy in Friends All Aflutter!

by Andy Runton

Owly and Wormy want butterflies! But when they come home from Mrs. Raccoon's nursery with a milkweed plant that's supposed to attract some fluttering friends, what they get instead are chubby, green bugs! But green bugs are not butterflies! Will butterflies ever come to the forest? Only time will …

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ISBN 9781416957744

Okie Dokie Donuts (Story 1): Open for Business!

Okie Dokie Donuts (Story 1): Open for Business!

by Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

"Elio consistently impresses me with his supercharged kid-friendly comics. His style is wholly distinct, and everything he does seems to explode with joy and pure fun." -- John Martz, Drawn!

"2 scoops of silly, 5 cups of cute, and a bucket load of fun! Chris …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-068-1

 
Okie Dokie Donuts (Story 2)

Okie Dokie Donuts (Story 2)

by Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos

Howdy! Welcome back, faithful customer, to Okie Dokie Donuts -- the best little donut shop in town! In Book 2, we follow our leading lady Big Mama as she continues her sugar coated quest to deliver delicious donuts to all her friends. But being head chef is a whole lot of work. Mischief makers are …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-081-0

Percy Jackson & the Olympians (Book 1): The Lightning Thief (GN)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians (Book 1): The Lightning Thief (GN)

by Robert Venditti

The first book in the blockbuster graphic-novel series, written by our very own Robert Venditti!

Mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking out of the pages of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson's textbooks and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's …

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Pinky & Stinky

Pinky & Stinky

by James Kochalka

Nominated for the Eisner Award!
Now in a new edition, with a new cover!

"Kochalka's work makes me feel like I did when I was six years old. He brings the joy back to comics." -- Frank Miller, creator of Sin City, 300, and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

"Oh, lord, did Pinky & Stinky make me …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-29-7

Yam

Yam

by Corey Barba

More than 900,000 Nickelodeon Magazine readers have basked in the fun that is Yam!
"A solid addition to any graphic novel collection." -- School Library Journal
"Corey Barba is a natural-born cartoonist and his Yam comics are warm, funny, and super-real. This
man remembers childhood -- what it …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-014-8

 
Spiral-Bound

Spiral-Bound

by Aaron Renier

Winner of the Eisner Award for Talent Deserving Wider Recognition.

"Top Shelf has a real winner with Aaron Renier's delightful, action-packed graphic novel for all ages. Innocence and naiveté dominate the character traits of the cast of cute, anthropomorphic characters while the meaning of …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-50-1 - Diamond: JUN053272

Grampa & Julie: Shark Hunters

Grampa & Julie: Shark Hunters

by Jef Czekaj

"[Grampa and Julie's] escapades will delight kids who like the Sunday comics. Czekaj demonstrates a wonderful sense of the absurd … and the results are hilarious. Parents reading this aloud will have as much fun as their children." -- Tina Coleman, Booklist

"This charming children’s comic …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-52-5 - Diamond: JUN042868

 
Tricky Treaters (Free Halloween mini-comic)

Tricky Treaters (Free Halloween mini-comic)

by James Kochalka and Jess Smart Smiley

This Halloween, Top Shelf's spookiest and silliest all-ages characters are teaming up for a FREE mini-comic of all-new stories by James Kochalka and Jess Smart Smiley!

We're joining Diamond Comic Distributors' Halloween ComicFest to bring you Tricky Treaters, a 12-page full-color comic book …

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12 pages, full color

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2013 (FCBD)

Top Shelf Kids Club -- 2013 (FCBD)

by Ray Friesen and Rob Harrell and James Kochalka and Andy Runton and Christian Slade and Jess Smart Smiley

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB COMIC BOOK!

by Andy Runton, James Kochalka, Christian Slade, Ray Friesen, Jess Smart Smiley, & Rob Harrell
Cover by Rob Harrell

Here at Top Shelf, we're celebrating FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2013 with friends old and new -- the latest lineup of the Top Shelf Kids Club! This …

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