Jumping on the "Comics for Kids" Bandwagon

  • Naomi Hamer
Keywords: Comics, graphic novels, picture books, Canadian children's literature

Abstract

Review of:

Brit, Fanny. Jane, the Fox and Me. Illus. Isabelle Arsenault. Trans. Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou. Toronto: Groundwood, 2012.

Davila, Claudia. Luz Makes a Splash. Toronto: Kids, 2012.

Davila, Claudia. Luz Sees the Light. Toronto: Kids, 2011.

Dawson, Willow. Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung; A Graphic Novel. Toronto: Penguin, 2011.

Lang, John. Lone Hawk: The Story of Air Ace Billy Bishop; A Graphic Novel. Toronto: Penguin, 2011.

Robertson, David Alexander. 7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga. Illus. Scott B. Henderson. Winnipeg: HighWater, 2012.

Robertson, David Alexander. 7 Generations: The Pact. Illus. Scott B. Henderson. Winnipeg: HighWater, 2011.

Author Biography

Naomi Hamer

Naomi Hamer is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada). Her current research and publications examine the cross-media adaptation of children’s literature with a focus on picture books, mobile apps, and children’s museums. She is co-editor of More Words about Pictures: CurrentResearch on Picture Books and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People(eds. Hamer, Nodelman, and Reimer, 2017), and The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy-Tale Cultures (eds. Greenhill, Rudy, Hamer, and Bosc, forthcoming 2018). She is current President of the Association for Research in the Cultures of Young People and one of the conference organizers for Youngsters 2016 and 2019.

Published
2013-12-16
How to Cite
Hamer, N. (2013). Jumping on the "Comics for Kids" Bandwagon. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 5(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/216
Section
Review Essays