Bunbun & Bonbon: Fancy Friends by Jess Keating. Graphix, 2020. 9781338646832
Format: ARC (9/20 pub date)
Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4
Genre: Graphic novel easy reader
What did you like about the book? Short chapters, easy text and cute animals make this title a good bet for graphic novel lovers who are newly independent readers. Bunbun is a cute white bunny who is looking for a friend, and finds one in Bonbon, a talking purple candy. They both love fancy things and eating donuts for lunch. Large graphic panels with simple text, cute colors and funny adventures combine for an easy reader high on appeal.
Anything you didn’t like about it? No
To whom would you recommend this book? For fans of James Kochalka’s Johnny Boo series, and any graphic novel fans who like silly antics.
Who should buy this book? Elementary school and public libraries
Where would you shelve it ? Graphic novels
Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Stephanie Tournas, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA
Date of review: July 22, 2020