Cam’s down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it’s the worst present ever. So to make the best of a bad situation, they bend. Cam’s father comes home with a cardboard box for Cam’s birthday. Little do they know the havoc the cardboard will wreak on their lives. Read Common Sense Media’s Cardboard review, age rating, and parents guide. Cardboard Book Poster Image Doug Tennapel · Fantasy; Save.

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Each is well handled. The dad isn’t perfect — he’s out of work, grieving his wife, doubtful of his abilities, and awkward with a potential love interest. It comes with unexpected ddoug, such as small cardboard characters who tell jokes. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The first thing you learn about the RGG is that he’s too–I don’t know–Republican or something to accept much-needed welfare to roug his son during the Hard Times mancession?

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Buy the selected items together This item: Escape From the Lizzarks Nnewts 1. His eyes gave me the creeps. Notify me of new comments via email. But what starts out as simply a bad vacation turns into a terrible one, as the castaways must find a way to escape while dodging the island’s dangerous inhabitants. Nov 28, Laura rated it liked it Shelves: Within three days we had read the entire book.

I’ve always wondered whether it was possible for a czrdboard Christian to exist in the entertainment industry without either making their art shallow in how it tennapell their convictions, or making their faith shallow and devoid of substance when they finally express it, if at all.

All of this combines for a solid story where the images and the words support each other. Jul 18, Melissa Chung rated it it was amazing. Buy Earthboy Jacobus on: The contrast is deliberately done, and soon Marcus tricks Cam, steals his cardboard maker, and sets out to create an army of cardboard monsters that nearly destroys the neighborhood. This could be the book that gets kids into reading.


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After son and father work together to build a boxer named Bill out of the cardboard, they are surprised to find that he comes alive. Of cardboagd, a garden hose would have nipped this in the bud at the outset but Mike and Cam appear to have lost their logical thought processes by this point. When images and words are closely aligned, they support each other without pushing too many boundaries.

Soon Bill the boxer becomes a part of the family as well as a curiosity among the neighbors—especially Marcus, the counterpoint to Cam. Assured he just bought the worst present ever for his son, Gideon reminds him that cardboard can be anything your imagination wants it to be.

How old is Cam?

Review: Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

He’s looking for a birthday gift for his son and finds a man selling toys on the side of the road. For example, even though Cam and his father are poor, Cam still makes the best out of everything and help out his father. Cardboard is about a down in luck dad named Mike.

Follow GoodComics4Kids Tweets by goodcomics4kids. Jun 23, Hannah rated it really liked it. What makes a graphic novel different from a regular novel? It is my habit to pre-read things I bring into our house before my children do, but the tennaepl arrived while I was at work, and by the time Careboard got home my 2 oldest had devoured this work.

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This book is about a carpenter and father, raising his young boy by himself, and struggling to provide for the both of them. A few weapons — a rocket gun and a “nuke” — are used in self-defense against cardboard creatures.

This review is spoilerish, but not too much. Want personalized cardboaed that fit your family? There were no issues with language or sexual innuendo but there is some mild peril and violence as the monster cardboard creations must be prevented from destroying the world.

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The Battle for Amphibopolis on Scholastic Graphix. Down-on-his-luck Mafioso, Eddie Paretti is so desperate for cash he’s agreed to steal a dead body from his own mob boss! Struck is going to need all the help he can get because he’s deputized just as the mechanical men have taken over the railroad and are mutating the train into a giant demonic iron monster.

Parents need to know that Cardboard is a fabulous graphic novel with lots of action sequences, a vicious bully, and references to a mother’s death.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Thank you for your support. His son, Cam, is an imaginative boy who enjoys creating things.

But the neighborhood bully, Marcus, warps the powerful cardboard into his own evil creations that threaten to destroy them all! Chesterton had a lot to say about the ethics of fairyland, and how it is the believers in fairyland, and not the secular “realists” who understand reality best:

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