Cartooning is what happens when you send your drawings on an adventure!
On this adventure, you'll meet an impatient knight, a cowardly horse, and a magical elf. Our heroes are off to rescue a princess and slay a dragon...and they're learning to make comics along the way!
In Adventures in Cartooning, simple lessons in cartooning are woven into a rip-roaring story.
The only thing more fun than reading this comic will be making your own!!!
I love this book! I used to like drawing comics, and I would have loved to have such a fun guide as this to inspire me. The authors' ability to combine a really good tale (mysteries, candy-snatching dragons, magic beanstalks!) while teaching cartooning skills is kind of extraordinary.
The fact that they included a bit of artwork by a child who read their book was a very nice touch. It showed that anyone really can be a cartoonist. The only thing standing in the way of your creativity is your own self-doubt!
Five out of five cowardly horses.
Release Date: March 2009
Reading Level: Grade 1+
Where In Dunlap Public Library's Collection: BLUESTEM