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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 KORGI by Christian Slade, JOHNNY BOO by James Kochalka, and DRAGON PUNCHER by James Kochalka; as well as OKIE DOKIE DONUTS, PIRATE PENGUIN VS. NINJA CHICKEN, UPSIDE DOWN: A VAMPIRE'S TALE, MONSTER ON THE HILL, MADDY KETTLE and more.

Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho

Surfside Girls (Book Two): The Mystery at the Old Rancho

by Kim Dwinell

Sam and Jade are back! Get ready for more ancient mysteries, beautiful beaches, cute boys, and wild adventures in this delightful full-color graphic novel.

When one of the ghosts from Danger Point gets… spooked, it’s time for Sam and Jade to pull out the Journal of Weird and jump into …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-447-4

Surfside Girls (Book One): The Secret of Danger Point

Surfside Girls (Book One): The Secret of Danger Point

by Kim Dwinell

"I loved this book! Surfside Girls is exactly what I wish all my summer vacations had been like. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to the beach!" — Janet Lee, Eisner-Award-winning artist of Return of the Dapper Men

"Kim Dwinell’s Surfside Girls has a timeless quality. With its likable …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-411-5 - Diamond: APR170634

 
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!
Featured on ALSC's Graphic Novel Core Reading List (Grades 3-5)!

"Really fun, goofy, extremely silly fantasy for readers of all ages, crying out for reviewers and …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-075-9

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

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

by Eric Orchard

Nominated for the Joe Shuster Award!
A Junior Library Guild selection!

"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." -- …

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

 
Return of the Dapper Men (Deluxe Edition)

Return of the Dapper Men (Deluxe Edition)

by Jim McCann and Janet Lee

Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel!

"Return of the Dapper Men is a transformational experience... be prepared to take a fantastic journey." — from the introduction by Tim Gunn

“The writing is lyrical and reads like a forgotten fairy tale... The artwork is often stunning.” …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-413-9 - Diamond: APR170638

Ward's Valley

Ward's Valley

by Bobby Curnow and Brenda Hickey

Praise for Bobby Curnow & Brenda Hickey:
“A modern myth that evokes the agelessness of the best folktales but is a completely new invention.” — Newsarama
“Hickey’s artwork is outstanding.” — Comic Wow!
“Depth of characters and story are what really drive this book to be one of …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-424-5 - Diamond: JAN180567

 
Supers (Book One)

Supers (Book One)

by Frédéric Maupomé and Dawid

“A great adventure that will delight young and old alike.” — Bande à Bulle

"Grabbing you with its action (midnight mischief, combat), its themes (teamwork, self-improvement, coming of age, friendship, love), its humor, and its freshness, Supers pleases right away…. one of the most …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-439-9

Red Panda and Moon Bear

Red Panda and Moon Bear

by Jarod Roselló

Two Latinx kids battle supernatural threats to their working-class neighborhood with the power of science, magic, and some very special hoodies.

Red Panda and Moon Bear are the defenders of their community! Together, these brave siblings rescue lost cats, scold bullies, and solve mysteries, all …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-444-3

 
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

Korgi Enamel Pin

Korgi Enamel Pin

by Christian Slade

From the pages of Christian Slade’s Korgi: a beautiful enamel pin featuring Sprout the corgi in all his adorable fluffiness! Show your love of Korgi—and corgis in general—today!

Pin measures approximately 1.5” by 1.25” with a metal clutch fastener.

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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." — School Library Journal's Good Comics for Kids

“Guaranteed to be loved by children. Its …

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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

“It is easy to see how this series has gained so much popularity. The art, storytelling, pacing, and world Slade has created are fantastic, and you don’t have to be a kid to appreciate it.” — About.com

A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!

Every story has a beginning. It is time for this one to …

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

Korgi (Book 4): The Problem with Potions

Korgi (Book 4): The Problem with Potions

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." — School Library Journal's Good Comics for Kids

“Guaranteed to be loved by children. Its …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-403-0 - AUG16-0471

 
Korgi: Short Tails

Korgi: Short Tails

by Christian Slade

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Christian Slade’s heartwarming Korgi series!

Korgi: Short Tails is a 48-page comic book collecting all seven Korgi stories from Free Comic Book Day, together with a brand-new adventure called “Cloud Cat.” A robot loses its head, finger-puppets battle, a …

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ISBN UPC 827714013139 - Diamond: MAY170531 (regular cover), MAY170532 (variant cover)

Johnny Boo's Big Boo Box (Slipcase Set of Books 1-5)

Johnny Boo's Big Boo Box (Slipcase Set of Books 1-5)

by James Kochalka

Johnny Boo is the best little ghost in the whole world, because he has Boo Power. This means that he can go "BOO" really loudly! His pet ghost named Squiggle has Squiggle Power, which means that he can fly and do really fast loop-the-loops. Together they have the world's greatest ghost adventures! …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-385-9 - Diamond: JAN16-0451

 
Johnny Boo (Book 1): The Best Little Ghost

Johnny Boo (Book 1): The Best Little Ghost

by James Kochalka

Featured on ALSC's Graphic Novel Core Reading List (Grades K-2)!

"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 …

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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

Johnny Boo has boo power and his pet ghost Squiggle has …

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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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Johnny Boo (Book 7): Goes Like This!

Johnny Boo (Book 7): Goes Like This!

by James Kochalka

"A playfully wacky, colorful graphic novel... [that] might even encourage young readers to try to drawing their own adventures! Highly recommended." — Children's Bookwatch

Johnny Boo and Squiggle come across a giant pencil! Is it... magical? Whatever it is, when Johnny Boo draws with it, his …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-384-2 - Diamond: JAN16-0450

Johnny Boo (Book 8): Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer

Johnny Boo (Book 8): Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer

by James Kochalka

“Fun for kids of all ages. It's AWESOME!" — DJ Lance Rock, host of Nick Jr's Yo Gabba Gabba!

"Perfect for beginning readers." — Publishers Weekly

"Johnny Boo is sweet without being sugary and comfortably familiar yet fresh on every page. All in all, Kochalka's light touch has created …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-435-1 - Diamond: FEB180484

 
Johnny Boo (Book 9): Johnny Boo is King!

Johnny Boo (Book 9): Johnny Boo is King!

by James Kochalka

The beloved young-reader series by Eisner Award winner James Kochalka returns with a new adventure fit for a king!

Johnny Boo is wearing a crown on his head, so that means he's the king! Squiggle wants to be king too, so he puts a rock on his head. After a brief argument, they decide to share …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-443-6

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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ISBN 978-1-60309-057-5

 
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

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

 
Incredible Change-Bots One

Incredible Change-Bots One

by Jeffrey Brown

“This pocket-sized volume is to The Transformers what Avenue Q is to Sesame Street -- a mocking, fawning, idiotic, adoring paean to a pop culture phenomenon inseparable from the artist’s person. Although allegory without substance, all action and no moral, it’s delightful fluff.” -- Library …

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ISBN 978-1-891830-91-4

Incredible Change-Bots Two

Incredible Change-Bots Two

by Jeffrey Brown

"Hilarious. Brown's drawings have a charming crudeness to them, and the book gives the impression of a couple of kids playing with their toy robots, making 'bew! bew! bew!' noises and spouting absurd dialogue. It's also really clever, though. Incredible Change-Bots is a parody by someone who …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-067-4

 
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 and Boxers & Saints

"The perfect balance between …

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

Upside Down (Book 2): A Hat Full of Spells

Upside Down (Book 2): A Hat Full of Spells

by Jess Smart Smiley

Harold, the sugar-loving vampire boy, is back with all his spooky friends for an all-new adventure! In the wake of Book One, witches are no longer plaguing the country... but their hats remain, charged with magical mischief! Jess Smart Smiley returns for a delightful all-ages romp in beautiful …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-371-2 - Diamond: AUG15-0328

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

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

by Ray Friesen

“Ray Friesen is a remarkable cartoonist. He makes the silly funny and the funny sublime. The world seems lighter after reading a Ray Friesen book.” — Jimmy Gownley, author of Amelia Rules!

“Ray Friesen is a veritable fount of silliness... Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken is filled with …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-071-1

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 2): Escape from Skull-Fragment Island!

Pirate Penguin vs Ninja Chicken (Book 2): Escape from Skull-Fragment Island!

by Ray Friesen

Set phasers for maximum silly: Ray Friesen, the non-stop sugar rush called by Booklist “a manic blend of mayhem and adventure,” is back for more! When Pirate Penguin and Ninja Chicken stumble across a mystical lost sword, a rip-roaring aquatic adventure ensues, with appearances by cousin …

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ISBN 978-1-60309-367-5 - Diamond: JAN16-0456

 
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

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

 
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