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Seven clever stories answer one simple question: what’s in the box?Funny, fantastic, spooky, and suspenseful, each of these unique and beautifully illustrated short graphic works revolves around a central theme: a mysterious box and the marvels—or mayhem—inside. Artists include middle school favorites Kazu Kibuishi, Raina Telgemeier (Smile), and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), as well as Jason Caffoe, Stuart Livingston, Johane Matte, Rad Sechrist (all contributors to the groundbreaking comics anthology series Flight), and upcoming artist Emily Carroll. Praise for Explorer: Mystery BoxesSTARRED REVIEW"An outstanding out-of-the box anthology from renowned comics veteran Kibuishi. With eye-popping full-color art and palettes ranging from candy-colored to ethereal earth tones, this is both a visual feast for the eyes and a healthy helping of thought for the soul. Superb.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review STARRED REVIEW"Coherent for all its variety, there will be something here for most readers."–School Library Journal, starred review
ISBN: 9781419700095 ISBN-10: 141970009X Series: Explorer Audience:
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old For Grades: 3 - 7 Format:
Number Of Pages: 126 Published: 1st April 2012 Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.34
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1