Blog Posts tagged: Comics and Graphic Novels

Two pupils from the Comic Con with a giant cardboard chainsaw

Comic Con at James Young High School library

School librarian Kateri Wilson tells us how she celebrated comics with her pupils in a fun-filled day

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Late to the Batman Party

Thinking of diving into the world of Batman? Here's where to start.

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Cover of Rock the Boat

Tim Lay and Augustine Coll Rock the Boat

The author and illustrator talk about their fresh take on the classic Three Men in a Boat. Plus, enter to win a free copy!

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The Rise of Feminist Superheroes

Celebrating five fantastic female superheroes

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Illustration Unwrapped: William Goldsmith

Ever wondered what it's like to be an illustrator? Our new series explores the marvellous work of illustrators and lifts the lid on day-to-day life. First in the hot seat is William Goldsmith, we caught up with him to find out about his day job... William Goldsmith is a writer and illustrator based...

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A display of various graphic novels

Comic Gold: 4 Brilliant Graphic Novels for Younger Readers

We celebrate the graphic novel and select four of our favourite titles

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Comics reading - easy when you know how

6 Great Graphic Novels for the Comics Virgin

Always wanted to get into comics but unsure where to start?

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Glenlee Primary Comics

Cartoonists or Authors?

One teacher uses comic art to inspire writing

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The Arrival, image by olgaberrios on Flickr

Picture books in the secondary classroom?

Picture books can benefit older students as well as wee ones!

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Metaphrog working with pupils from Kaimes on their illustrations

Using graphic novels in special needs settings

Want to enthuse your learners with a new way to express themselves? Creating comics can generate some inspiring results, as John Chalmers and Sandra Marrs from Metaphrog explain below. In March 2012 we went to spend a whole day at Kaimes school in Edinburgh to talk to some of the pupils and...

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