Graphic novels are full-length stories told in a panelled and sequential cartoon format. They are fast-paced, often funny and many are extremely popular. Graphic novels are a great way for more visual learners to engage with books and reading. They develop visual literacy skills and help decipher text and meaning – both important in our digital age. The word-to-picture association efficiently builds vocabulary, and recent publications focus on important themes and topics and invite discussion. Explore our list of recommendations where you can discover amazing and engaging graphic novels and manga for all ages – whether it be a new series or an old favourite!