Early Graphic Chapter Books | Remarkable Reads 2021

Do you have a young visual reader at home? Then let our Early Graphic Chapter Book Remarkable Reads (ideal for ages 7-10) help you find the perfect book for your new reader. These illustrated books are a great tool to help kids comprehend stories and transition into reading more complex novels and graphic novels. They will be entertained with colorful pictures and a fun story that will prepare them to read for years to come.

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Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #2): From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338784855
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Published: Graphix - November 30th, 2021

Cat Kid Comic Club is back in session in this groundbreaking graphic novel narrative by Dav Pilkey, the worldwide bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of Dog Man.

Super Detectives! (Simon and Chester Book #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735267428
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Published: Tundra Books - February 9th, 2021

A ghost and a kid team up to solve mysteries and kick butt! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man.

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Super Sleepover! (Simon and Chester Book #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735267442
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Published: Tundra Books - October 12th, 2021

When Simon the ghost gets a notification that his haunting inspection is coming up, he panics - he’s failed all of his previous tests! His best friend Chester offers to help him train in haunting basics like light flickering, object flotation, and invisibility. At school Chester gets invited to a sleepover; however, he’s never been to one, and he’s worried about what to wear and say. Will shy Chester be able to go to the party with confidence and have fun? Is Simon about to fail yet another inspection? Find out in this funny, heartwarming book about friends helping each other, no matter what. — Cortney, Assistant Children's Book Buyer

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Cat & Cat Adventures: The Quest for Snacks Cover Image
By Susie Yi, Susie Yi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780063083806
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Published: HarperAlley - September 7th, 2021

Squash and Ginny aren’t regular cats: they’re magical cats with a very relatable quest - to eat as many snacks as possible! But when they run out of food, Ginny uses Squash’s magic wand to try to help get the ingredients for Squash’s never-ending snacks potion...except that she accidentally transports them to an island in the Mewmaid Ocean instead! Now they have to find the potion ingredients, fix their magic wand, AND somehow get back home. With some help from new friends, Squash and Ginny adventure to far-off lands as they complete their delicious quest. This adorable tale is full of heart, friendship, and (of course) snacks! — Cortney, Assistant Children's Book Buyer

Kraken Me Up (I Like to Read Comics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823450176
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Published: Holiday House - September 7th, 2021

Izzie and her unusual pet make a big splash at the county fair in this punny easy reader comic from a beloved children's book illustrator and comics artist.

Izzie can't wait to debut her pet at the county fair. While the other children have brought pigs or chickens, Izzie brought a...Kraken! Even though everyone thinks Kraken is big and frightening, he is not. He's like Izzie, sweet and shy.

"Honestly, this is cute, fun, and makes me want a pet kraken because why not?!" — Mercedes, Bookseller

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Squirrel Do Bad (Trubble Town #1) Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534496101
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Published: Aladdin - August 31st, 2021

HILARIOUS! If you like shenanigans, mischief, quirky townsfolk, and laugh-out-loud funny dialogue, Squirrel Do Bad is the graphic novel for you! Perfect reading level for those kiddos wanting to move up to reading longer novels on their own. — Allie, Lead Children's Book Specialist

The Coldfire Curse (Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534475007
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Published: Little Simon - February 2nd, 2021

In the first installment of the exciting Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly graphic novel series, the scarlet dragon Ruskin’s bravery is put to the test when a curse threatens his kingdom.