9 Great Graphic Novels (8-11) Books for those who love pictures as much as words Do you love pictures as much as words? Here are some unusual examples of how they can be combined. 1. Louis: Night Salad Metaphrog 2. Slog's Dad David Almond 3. The Savage David Almond (author), Dave McKean (illustrator) 4. Baggage The Etherington Brothers 5. Wonderstruck Brian Selznick 6. The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick 7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney 8. The Arrival Shaun Tan 9. City in Peril Paul Collicutt Tags: graphic novels, 8-11 View the discussion thread.