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women and comics

Which are the best comics for girls out there? Girls have been writing and drawing comics for over a century now. And guess what? They’re pretty good at it. Girls represent half of the attendees at all major comic conferences around the world and publishers have discovered a lucrative new segments…

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Big day today! Timbuktu is launching a new beautiful app: Romeo + Juliet! Get it on the App Store! Let your kids change the fortune of the most unlucky love story of all times!

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It’s nearly Halloween – time for scary stories, scary costumes and scary anything. If you’ve been following our newsletter, you already got some ideas for fun and creepy decorations, snacks and games, but your kids may be looking for scary stories too. And so it’s with great excitement (and serious…

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It’s Roald Dahl Day! To celebrate the birthday of one of our favorite writers, we ran a quick survey amongst our readers to determine his top five books. Here is the result, in pictures and (our) favorite quotes – share your comments! #5 – The Twits “If a person has…

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Today is Herman Melville’s birthday. He was born on August 1st, 1819 – happy happy! This is an excellent excuse to pick up Moby Dick, one of our all-time favorite books. It’s always so nice to read parts of it, or the whole thing, again. But you know what’s possibly…

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For Editions Thierry Magnier‘s latest book, they asked 16 illustrators to each create a shop for an imaginary street. Rue de L’Articho is a fantastic collection of fruit stands, pharmacies, flower shops and restaurants. Going through its pages, you will feel Parisian even without knowing a single word of French.

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