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Review of Inspector Flytrap

Inspector Flytrap by Tom Angleberger; illus. by Cece Bell Primary    Amulet/Abrams    104 pp. 8/16    978-1-4197-0948-7    $14.95 Paper ed.  978-1-4197-0965-4    $5.95 e-book ed.  978-1-4197-0965-4    $5.95 In three easy-reading mystery stories (plus lunch), Angleberger and Bell introduce a high-concept detective duo. A Venus flytrap, with a goat sidekick, runs the Flytrap Detective Agency, which specializes in “BIG […]

I Yam a Donkey!

Who remembers a little book from last year called El Deafo? Graphic novel memoir? About growing up deaf? Won a Newbery Honor and an Eisner Award — that one. Cece Bell’s follow-up to El Deafo — that smart, witty, sensitive, unique, personal story — is a picture book about … a dumb-ass (literally!) donkey and the pompous yam who […]