Lila & Ecco's Do-It-Yourself Comics Club

Kids Can Press, 2010
Graphic novel by Willow Dawson
112 pages, Ages 8-12

Join twelve-year-old comics enthusiasts Lila and Ecco as they embark on their exciting and rewarding do-it-yourself adventure. Along the way, readers will see how comics can be used to share stories with their friends and say what they want to say. They'll also learn how to harness ideas and inspiration; create believable characters and stories; illustrate motion, suspense and time passing; tips and step-by-step instructions on inking, coloring, lettering, cover art and design, binding comics and much, much more. Purchase here.


2011 YALSA, Great Graphic Novels for Teens, Finalist

2011 Canadian Children's Book Centre, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Winner

2010 Cybils Graphic Novel Award, Finalist

2009 Ontario Arts Council, Writers' Reserve Grant, Winner

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