Cam’s down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it’s the worst present ever. So to make the best of a bad situation, they bend. Cam’s father comes home with a cardboard box for Cam’s birthday. Little do they know the havoc the cardboard will wreak on their lives. Read Common Sense Media’s Cardboard review, age rating, and parents guide. Cardboard Book Poster Image Doug Tennapel ยท Fantasy; Save.

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In fact, it was the point of the story. Perhaps I’m biased because, from what I know of him, we share the same worldview when it comes to religion, politics, and philosophy. Don’t judge a book by its cover! Start reading Cardboard on your Kindle in under a minute. I liked the beginning as Cam’s father gives him a box for his birthday and they come to find out that it has magical powers.

W From my ComicMix review: The Battle for Amphibopolis on Scholastic Graphix. Share your thoughts with other customers. But the neighborhood bully, Marcus, warps the powerful cardboard into his own evil creations that threaten to destroy them all! If I knew someone who had doubts about the worth of sequential art as a story-telling medium, I would give them this book.


Herk’s siblings, Sissy and Zerk, have been corrupted by evil and the Lizzark army is still threatening Amphibopolis with total destruction. Another example could be how Mike had to get over the death of his wife so he could let someone else into his life.

Buy Creature Tech on: Buy Black Cherry on: I can’t always find my way around in the right order in graphic novels and this book made it even harder. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.

dlug This shouldn’t be surprising given the willingness TenNapel has shown to speak his mind on such issues in the past. I can’t always find my way around in the Not great, not amazing, but overall a decent book.

He has to give the scraps back and he can’t ask for more. I was worried that it might be too “scary” for her cardboarrd she was fine with it; worried the words may be too advanced, she did very well in reading it.

A few weapons — a rocket gun and a “nuke” — are used in self-defense against cardboard creatures. Iron West Preston Struck is an incompetent outlaw with a heart of fool’s gold. I usually do not like graphic novels, but this one was okay.

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See how we rate. You know, stuff that sounds as if it were dreamed up around a conference table: August 1, Number of pages: Get to Know Us. When Reese is forced to go on a boating trip with his family, the last thing he expects is to cardbowrd shipwrecked on an island-especially one teeming with weird plants and animals.

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Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

This could be the book that gets kids into reading. No Easy Book Love. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Now we have Cardboard, which starts off with such promise and right around the halfway mark things spiral entirely out of control and become way too cardborad the top.

When images and words are closely aligned, they support each other without pushing cardbozrd many boundaries. But now it seems quite cheesy. Gear 20th Anniversary edition Four incompetent cats hijack a giant killer robot to change the course of a war between cats, dogs, and insects.

Set up a giveaway. I would say this graphic novel is kind of a Pinocchio re-telling and you’ll know what I mean at the end.