Top Ten Picture Books/Comic Books/Graphic Novels that popped into my head when I saw this topic
Six books featured below:
and for the remaining four:
The whole series:
So here are the top ten that I thought of… A few quick comments on them:
- Song for Papa Crow – this is a much loved children’s picture book at home for both it illustrations and the story.
- Oh! The Places You’ll Go – there is no introduction needed for Dr.Seuss’s classic book..:) One of my favorite items to gift in the past few years as well
- Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice – not sure how I did not review this book when I read it but I loved this version as well (having completed reading the book itself very recently)
- Isabella: Girl on the Go (and other books in the series) – spunky Isabella endears!
- Water Can Be – this book is magical, with words and illustrations flowing together seamlessly to show the changing faces of water through the seasons of the year and more
- Cozy Classics – classics condensed into a board book with adorable felt characters
- Asterix – this Gaul along with his loyal friend Obelix were some of favorite comic book heroes! But my favorite character in these comics is Getafix, the druid! I love his sense of humor
- Calvin and Hobbes – this is a family favorite !
- Amar Chitra Katha – ‘Amar
Chitra Katha’ (ACK) literally means ‘Immortal Picture Stories’ and these comic books let me (and so many other children around India) explore Indian mythology, history, and more
- Indrajal comics – as a child growing up in India, along with the staple diet of Amar Chitra Katha (mentioned above), my brother and I also read Indrajal comics, which included the world of Phantom (The Ghost who Walks), Mandrake the Magician, Flash Gordon and his space adventures, the heroic Bahadur and more.