Children’s graphic novels & comics

Graphic novels and illustrated books are a perfect way to get children excited about stories. Adventure and superhero lovers will enjoy Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson books, which come in graphic novel versions, and his Heroes of Olympus series, as well as the graphic novel versions of Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colter. Those who want to tickle their funny bone will love the comic book style of Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Rowley Jefferson’s Journal series, and the Hilo series. The wonder of words and images in one place, what could be better?

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A picture of several children's graphic novel books on a comic strip style background alongside cartoon sound words, 'Wham' and 'Pow'

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11 books for fans of comics and graphic novels

Full of incredible illustrations and endless action, these graphic novels for kids are perfect for fans of comic books as well as reluctant readers.

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Where to start with the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books

Get ready for one serious – but hilarious – reading binge with Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

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