Cici's Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-In-Training by Joris Chamblain

Cici's Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-In-Training

Cici dreams of being a novelist. Her favorite subject: people, especially adults. She’s been watching them and taking notes. Everybody has one special secret, Cici figures, and if you want to write about people, you need to understand what’s hiding inside them. But now she’s discovered something truly strange: an old man who disappears into the forest every Sunday with hug...

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Cici's Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-In-Training Reviews

  • Fran
    Cici loves to read novels, comics, and science magazines. She would like to be a writer. Mrs. Forbes, Cici's former teacher, is now a local author. Mrs. Forbes begins to mentor Cici with meet-ups and suggested writing exercises to fuel Cici's burgeoning interest.Mrs. Forbes recommends that Cici star...
  • Harker
    Cici dreams of being a famous writer someday, a novelist maybe! To start out, though, she's practicing by journaling like a reporter and finding mysteries in her small town.The construction of the book was a fun amalgamation of comic book panels, handwritten journal entries, and photographs. Since t...
  • First Second Books
    Cici dreams of being a novelist. Her favorite subject: people, especially adults. She’s been watching them and taking notes. Cici’s Journal is interwoven with journal notes, scrapbook pieces, and doodles, Cici assembles clues about the odd and wonderful people she’s uncovered, even as...
  • Lola  Reviewer
    3.5 stars.A lovely book for young readers. The illustrations are incredible. Actually, it’s the colouring that makes them so exceptional. If they had been in black and white, they would still have been charming, but not this admirable, so the colours the colourist used made all the difference h...
  • Melki
    Cici is a young, would-be writer who loves to solve mysteries . . . very mild mysteries like where does that man go everyday with all those paint cans, and why does the old lady keep checking the same book out of the library. I'm guessing some readers will find this rather dull, but I was hooked.Thi...
  • Amanda
    Oh my, I loved this! I could tell it would be my type of book when I read the dedication "to the little hidden message that slept for fifty years in a treasure chest, before a little boy could discover it..." Makes me want to leave secret messages for my descendants to find, I love this kind of stuf...
  • cookiemonger
    The art is lovely and it’s a nice idea, but overall it lacks substance. The writing is only ‘okay’ and it manages to take a pretty basic premise and deliver a muddy execution.While reading, I couldn’t help wondering who this book is for. There are some things that seem like they ...
  • Hilary
    I expected to like this more than I did. I liked the idea of an adventurous girl, investigating mysteries and keeping a journal in the hope of becoming a writer. There are two stories in this book, I felt the second story worked better. The graphic novel story parts of the book about Cici didn't see...
  • Schizanthus
    I feel like cheating with this review and just telling you to check out the review Lola wrote, which you can find here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show.... Thank you Lola for already articulating so well what I wanted to say. 😊So, onto my ramble.I quite liked the stories of Mr Mysteriou...

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