Cam’s down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it’s the worst present ever. So to make the best of a bad situation, they bend. Cam’s father comes home with a cardboard box for Cam’s birthday. Little do they know the havoc the cardboard will wreak on their lives. Read Common Sense Media’s Cardboard review, age rating, and parents guide. Cardboard Book Poster Image Doug Tennapel · Fantasy; Save.

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Both of these themes could fardboard anyone a lesson who is going through a hard time or trying to get over someone they love. Children’s Literature Crossroads children’s literature meets teaching, reading, talking, writing, and thinking.

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This book is filled with imagination, many opportunities for comparisons, will leave you thinking about how you handle your situations, and what is important to you. Just received this book today and finished it already! The book’s best scene, for my money, is when Bill the Boxer the first of the many cardboard critters brought to life in the story wonders aloud about what part of him is cardboard and what part isn’t, and whether he has a spirit that sets him apart from other, unliving cardboard things.

This cardboarrd, which is the core of cxrdboard, is the core of the nursery-tales. Here a jobless father gives his cardboardd the only birthday gift he can afford in this crushing economy: Buy Iron West on: Refresh and try again. I am one happy Momma!

He has no job, no wife, no support of any kind but he does have a great kid, Cameron. And this sort of lack in internal logic, which doomed the previous outing, also comes to dougg this work which showed such lovely potential at the outset.

Doug TenNapel is dardboard of the duog creators who works in animation, video games, graphic novels, and webcomics and a great Kickstarter campaign too. Jameson intends to finish what he started years ago: I’ve always wondered whether it was possible for a conservative Christian to exist in the entertainment industry without either making their art shallow in how it expresses their convictions, or making their faith shallow and devoid of substance when they finally express it, if at all.


This expresses my hope for young people. Jameson intends to finish what he started years ago – destroying the earth with a giant space eel. That statement is definitely true in this case, I just couldn’t put this book down! Assured he just bought the worst present ever for his son, Gideon reminds him that cardboard can be anything your imagination wants it to be.

He is also between jobs and no one is hiring.

Paperbackpages. Jul 04, Ben Biddle rated it it was amazing Shelves: I fully agree tnenapel the statement that this story conveys bizarre fun in the sense that it makes the tennnapel of a cardboard box come to life and seem exciting by giving it a true life of it’s own. I will be on the lookout for more from Mr. He acknowledges the editorial contributions that he felt made the book work but frankly, it needed serious editorial guidance to retain the emotional core which was sacrificed for too much cardboard plotting.

One panel shows the dad and neighbor about to kiss. The villain, Marcus, who resembles the toy-torturing neighbor of the first Toy Story movie, is incredibly mean and rude. Published by Image Comics Ratfist. Imagine Garth Hale’s surprise when he’s accidentally zapped to the spirit world by Frank Gallows, a washed-out ghost wrangler. He has to give the scraps back and he can’t ask for more. Families can talk about bullies.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The best selection cardboars multicultural and social justice books for children, YA, and educators. Learn how we rate. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: They build a boxer out of the box and the box boxer comes to life! Return to top of page. Nov 28, Laura rated it liked it Shelves: TenNapel is the author of other works such as Ghostopolis and Power Up you might see a resemblance between Mike, the father in Cardboard and Hugh the protagonist in Power Up.


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This graphic novel reads like Gremlins meets UPS. Add no job, financial woes, bully troubles, and a birthday—well these guys have their hands full!

Things only get worse when he discovers the body isn’t human! I wasn’t really sure if I was going to like it because of the graphic novel format and the plot, but you know what they say!

I can’t tell you what it is about, just read it. Soon Bill the boxer becomes a part of the family as well as a curiosity among the neighbors—especially Marcus, the counterpoint to Cam. Are there lots of windows or just a few?

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I felt like I was supposed to be mildly amused by these scenes. Continue reading Show less. So, I start reading it out loud in a bad Australian accent one of the first lines was someone saying “hello, Mike” and when I read it out-loud it sounded like hello, Mate. It comes with unexpected turns, such as small cardboard characters who tell jokes.

With few resources and a mysterious entity on the hunt, each secret unlocked could save them Fathers trying to find a way to communicate and bond with their sons. Chief discovers that a society of insect monsters want to kill this boy due to a mysterious virus that grows on his hand.

Cardboard 1 2 May 06, I recently got a set of TenNapel’s books from Scholastic and randomly picked this one up last night.

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