Zines for Kids
Annotation:Carrots are just one thing that go in a monster stew. Anyone can read this zine - it has pictures, but hardly any words. Good for younger readers.
Annotation:A journal by Liam (5 years old) and Jerianne (Liam's mommy) about watching a group of caterpillars grow into butterflies. Lots of pictures and information about the life of butterflies. Good for younger readers.
Annotation:In this journal Liam (6 years old) and Jerianne (Liam's mom) write about caring for praying mantises as they hatched from eggs and matured. Lots of pictures and facts about mantises. Good for younger readers.
Annotation:Cassandra's best friend Andy surprises their entire fifth grade class by vomiting up a penny. He continues to throw up objects - classroom chalk, a lizard, library books, and eventually large objects like long lost relatives and cars. Everyone in town is horrified, and Cassandra doesn't know what to do to save her friend. For older readers.
Annotation:This little girl's world is filled with cats of all shapes, sizes, and colors and the crazy and kooky dance she invents is for them. Good for younger readers.
Annotation:A wordless comic about the adventures of girlbot, her pet raccoon, and a bunch of other characters including a giant pair of hands. For older readers.
Annotation:Students at Opal School in Portland write about some of their favorite places and things to do in the City of Roses. For older readers.
Annotation:Explore the ocean in this comic, through the eyes of a great white shark. Can young seals escape the power of its tooth-filled jaws? For older readers.
Annotation:This book tells the story of the last Unicorn living in the Cotton Candy Jungle, a realm governed by the deceitful Candy King and inhabited by a variety of sugar-loving, ever-optimistic forest animals. For older readers.
Annotation:Written by a daughter and her dad, these zinesters love the Red Socks, and this issue of biff includes a special report on the million wonders within 253 paces of biff's brand new world headquarters in Portland. For older readers.
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What zines are good for kids ages 5-12? Here's a list that includes some stories, some animal tales and some zines written by kids themselves. We noted which ones are best for younger and for older kids.