Boom! (I Like to Read Comics) (Hardcover)

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BOOM! A funny story about a panicky dog, a nonchalant cat, and a loud thunderstorm. 

This early graphic novel from two-time Theodor Seuss Geisel Honoree Paul Meisel is perfect for first graders learning to read on their own.

Dog and Cat are sleeping peacefully when–BOOM! A thunderstorm comes. While Cat is happy to spend the noisy night playing with toys, Dog frantically tries find the just the right hiding spot.

Easy-to-read text and energetic, cartoon-style artwork make for an accessible story filled with personality and visual humor. The recipient of two Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Books, Paul Mesiel brings young readers on a silly, nighttime adventure.

Comics-lovers can now share the fun with their kids, students, siblings, and younger friends who are learning to read!

I Like to Read® Comics are perfect for kids who are challenged by or unengaged in reading, kids who love art, and the growing number of young comics fans. Filled with eye-catching art, humor, and terrific stories these comics provide unique reading experiences for growing minds.

I Like to Read® Comics, like their award-winning I Like to Read® counterpart, are created by celebrated artists and support reading comprehension to transform children into lifelong readers.

We hope that all new readers will say, “I like to read comics!”

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

About the Author

Paul Meisel, who holds a master's degree in graphic design from Yale University, has received two Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Awards as well as American Library Association Notable Awards for See Me Run and I See a Cat, both I Like to Read books. My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis was honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for Excellence in Science Books, and The Schmutzy Family, written by Marilyn Rosenberg and illustrated by Paul Meisel, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist.

Praise For…

"A simple yet special young ­readers’ graphic novel with a concise and lightly hilarious story to tell."—School Library Journal
"Expressive and emotive illustrations."—Booklist

"Meisel is an accomplished creator of early-reader picture books. . . . readers will be amused."—The Horn Book

"A delightful display of animal antics."Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823448579
ISBN-10: 0823448576
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: June 6th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: I Like to Read Comics