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THE CLOUDS ABOVE is the cutest book ever

Call it a comic, call it a picture book, call it it a graphic novel, call it whatever you want. The clouds above by Jordan Crane is adorable. I picked it up yesterday with some other new books from my midtown comics shopping extravaganza, and I have to say that I am not disappointed in the least. I try not to go there with books in mind. I just browse around till something jumps off the shelf at me, and the fact that they have members rewards (for every $100 you spend they give you your next $20 off) it’s hard to to buy a few too many books on occasion. But this book is by far my favorite of the year! It’s a super-cute story of a boy and his cat and his adventure in the clouds. I really don’t want to ruin it for anyone so thats all I’m saying. If you a real book collector I recommend getting the signed number edition here. And just in case you like kids comics as much as I have grown to love them check out this awesome blog I stumbled upon today Kid’s Comics, maybe there is something else that is just dying to be added to your library. 

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2 Responses to "THE CLOUDS ABOVE is the cutest book ever"

  1. Krystal on July 9, 2009 at 10:53 pm said:


    could you post the picture where simon meets the cloud and asks him why he’s crying, and the cloud replies i’m not crying, i’m raining.

  2. peppersprouts on July 10, 2009 at 9:20 am said:


    that has to be my favorite page of the book… ill see what i can do

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