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This book is a simple children's story of a young child who recieves a jack in the box that is more than a little reminiscent of Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat.
Jack in the Box by Art Spiegelman is printed in the traditional horizontal format of a picture book and is the easiest to read of these three.
I learned about TOON BOOKS only very recently. I purchased this title to give as a present to my grandson, who just turned 3 and who is learning to read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Victorie
The Toon books are a great series for beginning and early readers. This one, by the renowned Art Spiegelman, is particularly good.Published 21 months ago by Joseph B. Mayshark
Having never liked the jack-in-the-box toy or any clowns for that matter, Spiegelman does a GREAT job demonstrating the mischievous/sinister side of clowns that many perceive. Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by Lisa Barker
Toon Books are a new set of graphic novels aimed at the emerging reader. They are written and illustrated by professional artists/authors and are wildly intriguing for the young... Read morePublished on April 18, 2009 by Nicola Mansfield
The comic fan in me picked this one first to read purely on Spiegelman's name. And from a sense of curiosity as to whether Spiegelman; a master of the comic form, could adapt his... Read morePublished on April 17, 2009 by R. Bruton
Jack and the Box, by Art Spiegelman, is a cute little story about Jack and a silly toy named Zack his parents give him. It's billed as "a first comic for brand-new readers. Read morePublished on April 17, 2009 by Jessica Anderson
I gave this book to my cartoon-crazed children (just turned 7 and 9) and they didn't like it. The story didn't engage them, although it was silly, and they didn't find it humorous. Read morePublished on March 11, 2009 by aa-Pam
Having been impressed and moved by Maus: A Survivor's Tale, I tried hard to like this latest by author Art Spiegelman. Read morePublished on November 12, 2008 by Julie Neal
When we think of the Jack in the Box toy, we have memories of a fun toy that you wind up and get surprised when it finally pops out of the box. There's no secret there... Read morePublished on November 3, 2008 by MyParenTime.com