I credit comics for some of Bee’s early reading skills (and some of my own interest in reading as a kid). Below is a list of recommended all-ages comics. Attached to the title links you’ll find a diversity of reviews, previews, publication sites, creator sites, and articles.
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Luke on the Loose
Mo and Jo: Fighting Together Forever
One Stormy Night
Zig and Wikki
Jack and the Box
Adventures in Cartooning
Dinosaurs Across America
Lions, Tigers and Bears
Poetry Comics: A Literary Postcard Book
Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade
Little Lit publications edited by Art Speigleman
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For more information:
- Want to Promote Literacy? Let Kids Read Comics. via scientificblogging.com
- How To Read Comics With Kids!
- Toon Books (publisher)
- School Library Journal – Good Comics For Kids
- The Graphic Classroom (recommended!)
- Best Comics for the Classroom (more comprehensive list, includes recommendations for older kids)