Eisner Nominees at La Petite!

May 9, 2019

Eisner Nominees at La Petite!

Every year the Eisner Awards celebrate the best of comics and graphic novels and this year so many of our favourite books for young and teen readers were nominated! Have a look at some of the fantastic graphic work published in the last year.

Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)

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Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer (Johnny Boo Book 8)

James Kochalka

"The best little ghost in the world," and his pet ghost, Squiggle, are back in their most delicious adventure yet! It's a new delightful romp...

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Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths

Graham Annable

Peter and Ernesto are sloths. Peter and Ernesto are friends. But Peter and Ernesto are nothing alike. Peter loves their tree and never wants...

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Gustavo Borges

Petals is a silent comic that tells the story of a family of foxes whose life is transformed by the arrival of a strange...

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Tiger vs. Nightmare

Emily Tetri

A 2019 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor bookA 2018Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the YearASchool Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2018Tiger is a...

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This Is a Taco!

Andrew Cangelose

This is a squirrel . . . "Hey, I may be a squirrel, but my name is Taco! And I don't eat nuts and...

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Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12)

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Be Prepared

Vera Brosgol

"Beautifully drawn, brutally funny, brilliantly honest. Vera is such a good cartoonist I almost can’t stand it.” —Raina Telgemeier, author ofSmileInBe Prepared, all Vera...

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Aquicorn Cove

Katie O'Neill

"Enchanting." - KIRKUS Unable to rely on the adults in her storm-ravaged seaside town, a young girl must protect a colony of magical seahorse-like...

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Svetlana Chmakova

Following the overwhelming success of AWKWARD and BRAVE, Svetlana Chmakova's award winning Berrybrook Middle School series continues with its next installment - CRUSH!Jorge seems...

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The Nameless City: The Divided Earth

Faith Erin Hicks

The Nameless City—held by the rogue Dao prince Erzi—is under siege by a coalition of Dao and Yisun forces who are determined to end...

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The Cardboard Kingdom

Chad Sell

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary...

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Best Publication for Teens (ages 13–17)

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The Prince and the Dressmaker

Jen Wang

Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride—or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian...

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All Summer Long

Hope Larson

*An Amazon Best Book of 2018!**AKirkus ReviewsBest Book of 2018!*All Summer Long, a coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel about summer and friendships, written and illustrated...

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Woman World

Aminder Dhaliwal

The hilarious and wildly popular instagram comic about a world with no men With her startling humor, it's no surprise that Aminder Dhaliwal's web...

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Tony Sandoval

Mila is a solitary teenager ready to put another boring summer vacation behind her until she meets Agnes, an adventurous girl who turns out...

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Erin Nations

Discover the pioneering new comic from transgender cartoonist Erin Nations! Called by critics "funny, sincere, and just generally brilliant," Gumballs is a one-man variety...

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Norroway Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway

Cat Seaton

The Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books 2018Sibylla always wanted adventure, but she didn't know it would come in the form of...

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