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Curious Kids: Graphic Novels & Comics

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Curious Kids Graphic Novels & Comics

Did You Know?

Dav Pilkey had ADHD and dyslexia when he was young. Because of that, he was kind of disruptive in class and was always being sent to sit in the hall, where he drew comics – and Captain Underpants was born!

Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. ask a librarian or parent for help.

Fiction Books

Non-fiction Books

Fun Activities

Blank Comix Templates from MakeBeliefsComix.com
Print out a strip, and fill it in!

Bad Kitty Makes Comics and You Can Too!
Bad Kitty’s creator, Nick Bruel, challenges you to put some emotion into these faces.

Dav Pilkey’s Fun Stuff
Have some fun with printables from Dav Pilkey, including a page showing how to draw Captain Underpants!


My Little Pony Friendship is Magic (Series) [DVD]
Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rarity, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, and Pinkie Pie set out on amazing adventures, as they learn what it means to be true friends.

Peanuts Movies [DVD]
Check out our collection of over thirty movies based on the classic comic strip!

Pokemon Movies [DVD]
The library has over two dozen Pokemon movies! Also check out the soundtrack on CD for Pokemon, the First Movie.

Pixar Short Films [DVD & Blu-ray]
Three collections of short features from Disney Pixar, some with favorite characters and some award-winning originals.

Sonic the Hedgehog [DVD & Blu-ray]
Based on the comic, here’s the story of one super-fast talking hedgehog.

Teen Titans Go! (Series) [DVD & Blu-ray]
Five seasons of the animated series, plus movies!


First Second’s #SketchSchool With Gene Luen Yang
The award-winning graphic novelist shows us how he creates a character on a computer, step-by-step, in this about 13-minute video. (First Second is Mr. Yang’s publisher.)

Lunch Doodles With Mo Willems
Doodle awhile with Mo Willems, the famous illustrator and animator, in these videos – or just watch him work!