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Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440851360
Author: Michael Pawuk,David S. Serchay
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition by Michael Pawuk,David S. Serchay Book Resume:

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics

The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0804137811
Author: Comfort Love,Adam Withers
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
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The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics by Comfort Love,Adam Withers Book Resume:

Take Control of Your Comics-Making Destiny Creating your own comic is easier than ever before. With advances in technology, the increased connectivity of social media, and the ever-increasing popularity of the comics medium, successful DIY comics publishing is within your reach. With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator. This unprecedented, in-depth coverage gives you expert analysis on each step—writing, drawing, coloring, lettering, publishing, and marketing. Along the way, luminaries in the fields of comics, manga, and webcomics—like Mark Waid, Adam Warren, Scott Kurtz, and Jill Thompson—lend a hand, providing “Pro Tips” on essential topics for achieving your comics-making dreams. With the insights and expertise contained within these pages, you’ll have everything you need and no excuses left: It’s time to make your comics!

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 3rd Edition

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 3rd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440867798
Author: Sylvia M. Vardell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 3rd Edition by Sylvia M. Vardell Book Resume:

This practitioner-oriented introduction to literature for children ages 5–12 covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital ebooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of today's range of materials for children • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 8th Edition

Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 8th Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440858489
Author: Diana Tixier Herald,Samuel Stavole-Carter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 8th Edition by Diana Tixier Herald,Samuel Stavole-Carter Book Resume:

Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read

Teen Genreflecting: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide, 4th Edition

Teen Genreflecting: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide, 4th Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440872732
Author: Sarah Flowers,Samuel Stavole-Carter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Teen Genreflecting: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide, 4th Edition by Sarah Flowers,Samuel Stavole-Carter Book Resume:

Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format, including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more. Teen literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing segments of the publishing world. Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature. As part of the Genreflecting Advisory Series, Teen Genreflecting provides librarians with a road map to the vibrant and diverse body of literature focusing on recent fiction for teens, organizing and describing some 1,300 titles, most published within the past ten years, along with perennial classics. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre. As with previous editions, this guide will prove invaluable to librarians building their teen collections and will help them assist teens in finding the books they love, no matter what genre. Helps librarians find the right book for their teen users Helps librarians develop current, diverse, and robust teen collections Provides libraries with a comprehensive list of recent teen fiction Provides students or professionals new to YA lit with a detailed overview of contemporary YA genre fiction

The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels

The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440524289
Author: Mark Ellis,Melissa Martin-Ellis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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The Everything Guide to Writing Graphic Novels by Mark Ellis,Melissa Martin-Ellis Book Resume:

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

The Art of Comic Book Writing

The Art of Comic Book Writing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1607747510
Author: Mark Kneece
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
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The Art of Comic Book Writing by Mark Kneece Book Resume:

A practical guide for beginner and advanced comic book writers that outlines the steps needed to successfully craft a story for sequential art. With this latest book in the SCAD Creative Essentials series from the esteemed Savannah College of Art and Design, comics writer and instructor Mark Kneece gives aspiring comic book writers the essential tools they need to write scripts for sequential art with confidence and success. He provides a practical set of guidelines favored by many comic book publishers and uses a unique trial and error approach to show would-be scribes the potential pitfalls they might encounter when seeking a career in comics writing. Supported by examples of scripting from SCAD's students, faculty, and alumni,The Art of Comic Book Writing strips away the mysteries of this popular artform and provides real-world advice and easy-to-follow examples for those looking to write for the comics medium.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, 2nd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, 2nd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101155213
Author: Nat Gertler,Steve Lieber
Publisher: Penguin
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, 2nd Edition by Nat Gertler,Steve Lieber Book Resume:

Graphic novel guidance from two experts in the field. Here is a clear, beginning-to-end guide to creating a graphic novel, from developing a concept to getting it to readers. Heavily illustrated, this book explains the tools used, demonstrates techniques, and offers tricks of the trade. Writers and illustrators alike will find it the best overall introduction to the world of graphic novels. ?New edition features a larger format with expanded illustrations. ?Publishers Weekly reports graphic novel sales in the U.S. and Canada at $375 million in 2007, quintuple sales from 2001, while in 2008, United Press International reports, graphic novel business is booming. ?Well-known author in the graphic novel community, both Eisner Award nominees

Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics

Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440351880
Author: Andy Schmidt
Publisher: Penguin
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Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics by Andy Schmidt Book Resume:

Unlock the secrets to comic-writing success! "You have a story tell. It's your story... These are ways to help you get your story out, to help you become the writer inside of yourself." This is the book on writing you've been waiting for, a nuts-and-bolts guide to writing fiction for comics. While it is true that there is no set way to write a comic book script, no set format, no industry standard, it is equally true that someone learning to write comics needs structure. That's where Comics Experience© Guide to Writing Comics can help. Comics veteran Andy Schmidt offers sage advice and practical instruction for everything from writing realistic dialogue to communicating your ideas to other comics professionals. Inside you'll find: • 23 exercises to help you put fundamental writing principles into practice • Sample script formats, page-by-page outlines, scene-by-scene outlines and short pitches that show you exactly how to create these important components of the writing process • Diagrams and pages from published comics to illustrate key concepts • Tips on professional development, networking and navigating the comics industry These pages include all the tools you need to write great comics, but where do you begin? Begin with yourself. You have to know--not believe--know: You can do this, and this guide will help. Now, begin with Chapter 1...

Maximizing the Impact of Comics in Your Library: Graphic Novels, Manga, and More

Maximizing the Impact of Comics in Your Library: Graphic Novels, Manga, and More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1440868867
Author: Jack Phoenix
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Maximizing the Impact of Comics in Your Library: Graphic Novels, Manga, and More by Jack Phoenix Book Resume:

This unique guide offers fresh insights on how graphic novels and comics differ from traditional books and require different treatment in the library—from purchasing, shelving, and cataloging to readers' advisory services, programs, and curriculum. Challenging librarians to rethink some of their traditional practices, Maximizing the Impact of Comics in Your Library provides creative and proven solutions for libraries of all types that want to get comics into the hands of fans and promote readership. The author describes how libraries would benefit from an in-house classification system and organization that accounts for both publishers and series. In addition, acquiring comics can often be tricky due to renumbering of series, reboots, shifting creative teams, and more—this book shows you how to work around those obstacles. Shelving and displays that reflect comic readers' browsing habits, creative programs that boost circulation of comics and graphic novels, and how comics can play a vital role in educational institutions are also covered. • Addresses common challenges librarians face with comics and graphic novels collections, and shows how to surmount them • Offers a solutions-focused approach • Describes how comics can be used to better engage your community and to educate youth • Fills a gap in the professional literature, covering topics not touched upon in the existing literature • Serves as a vital resource for public, academic, and school libraries

How to Write Comic Strips

How to Write Comic Strips [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1647587468
Author: HowExpert,John Zakour
Publisher: HowExpert
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How to Write Comic Strips by HowExpert,John Zakour Book Resume:

“How to Write Comic Strips” is a step-by-step guide to help inspiring comic strip writers create their own comic. This guide leads the reader through the wondrous world of comic writing. The concept of humor is different for different people. The author shows the reader methods and tips to better understand and deal with these differences. Highlights of this guide include: 1) The many formats to choose from when writing a comic: • Single Panel • Multi-Panel 2) How find your concept: • Write what you know 3) How to develop and build great characters: • Bios, Backstory and More 4) Ways to write funny yet tight gags: • How many passes to make • Refining your words 5) Methods and tips to use to break out of writer’s block: • Fun exercises and routines to do 6) How to find and communicate with your artist: • Learn how to become a team 7) Market places for your comic: • How to find a home for your creation 8) New ways to sell and make money from comics: • Expanding and new markets so you can make money 9) Helpful tips: • Tricks learned after decades in the trade About the Expert Writes his own syndicated comic Working Daze by Universal Press. Art by Scott Roberts. Each day the comic is viewed by around 250K people. Also writes Maria’s day for Universal. Wrote gags for Tonight Show, Joan Rivers show, Chevy Chase show and literally hundreds of comics and magazine. Has sold well over 10K gags. Simpsons and Fairly Odd Parents and Jimmy Neutron comics. Rugrats comic strip for a year. A seven book humorous, sf, mystery series for Daw books and Penguin Putnam featuring a futuristic PI Zachary Nixon Johnson and his holographic assistant HARV. The series will continue on a small press. Pro Se Productions. The series as The Nuclear Bombshell series has been quite successful as Graphic Audio, Audio Books. Currently writing two successful middle readers for KC Global Enterprises: Diary of a Super Girl (which remains in the kindle top 10 in class for the year) and the new Adventures of the Once and Future Queen. Writer of numerous video games and apps. Space Run Galaxy being the most fun. Beat the Boss and Tap Titians and Driving Trump being the biggest sellers. Apps and games have had millions of downloads and purchases. (You would think he’d be richer.) Looks like he has stuff coming in Mad in 2018ish. The only person ever to finish in the top three of DC comics Zuda contest four times without ever winning the contest. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.

Words for Pictures

Words for Pictures [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0770434363
Author: Brian Michael Bendis
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
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Words for Pictures by Brian Michael Bendis Book Resume:

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more. Arguably the most popular writer in modern comics, Brian Michael Bendis shares the tools and techniques he uses to create some of the most popular comic book and graphic novel stories of all time. Words for Pictures provides a fantastic opportunity for readers to learn from a creator at the very top of his field. Bendis's step-by-step lessons teach comics writing hopefuls everything they'll need to take their ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. The book's complete coverage exposes the most effective methods for crafting comic scripts, showcases insights from Bendis's fellow creators, reveals business secrets all would-be comics writers must know, and challenges readers with exercises to jumpstart their own graphic novel writing success.

Super Graphic

Super Graphic [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452135274
Author: Tim Leong
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Super Graphic by Tim Leong Book Resume:

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which includes high-resolution images.

Learn Clip Studio Paint

Learn Clip Studio Paint [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789345812
Author: Liz Staley
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
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Learn Clip Studio Paint by Liz Staley Book Resume:

Take your comics and illustrations to the next level with the powerful art tools in Clip Studio Paint 1.8 Key Features Overcome “interface overwhelm” with a practical breakdown of the Clip Studio interface Comprehensive guide on the Clip Studio Paint with detailed coverage of all the tools and concepts of designing comics Streamline your workflow to create faster and easier using Clip Studio’s features Book Description Clip Studio Paint, the successor to Manga Studio, is used by over four million illustrators and comic creators around the world. This book will guide you through every step of learning this software, from system requirements and installation, all the way through to exporting your work for print or the web. Learn how to create new documents, customize tools to fit your working style, use ruler tools to create anything from straight lines to intricate backgrounds, add 3D elements, create comic panels using the specialized panel tools, utilize screentones and materials, add text and word balloons to your comics, create sound effects, easily flat and color your comics using reference layers, and bring your drawings to life using the animation features. By the end of this book, you will be able to navigate the Clip Studio Interface and program preferences, customize the various tools, and be able to create your own black-and-white and color illustrations and comics from start to finish. What you will learn Understand the differences between Clip Studio Paint Pro and EX Discover how to navigate and customize the user interface Creating custom tools that fit your unique style of illustration Using the ruler tools to create intricate perspective shots and complex symmetry Discover how to use 3D elements in your work Learn how to create lettering and word balloons to bring your comic stories to life Understand the process of digital art creation from pencils to inks to color Understand how to use the animation tools available in Clip Studio Paint Who this book is for If you are a beginning digital artist or are switching to Clip Studio from another graphics software, this book is for you. This book is excellent for those with no knowledge of digital art up to intermediate users looking to explore the unique features of Clip Studio Paint.

The Drawing Lesson

The Drawing Lesson [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385346344
Author: Mark Crilley
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
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The Drawing Lesson by Mark Crilley Book Resume:

Read This Comic and Start Drawing Today! Nominated for a 2017 Eisner Award For the first time ever, drawing instructor and graphic novelist Mark Crilley brings his easy-to-follow artistic instruction to aspiring artists in the form of a comic book, providing you with a one-of-a-kind how-to experience. In The Drawing Lesson, you’ll meet David—a young boy who wants nothing more than to learn how to draw. Luckily for David, he’s just met Becky—his helpful drawing mentor. Page by page, Becky teaches David (and you!) about the essential fundamentals that artists need in order to master drawing, all in a unique visual format. In panel after panel, Crilley provides lessons on shading, negative space, creating compositions, and more, with accompanying exercises that you can try for yourself. Are you ready to start your drawing lesson today?

The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307275051
Author: James Surowiecki
Publisher: Anchor
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The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki Book Resume:

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.

Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales

Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1506711456
Author: Gene Luen Yang,Dave Scheidt,Sara Goetter,Ron Koertge
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
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Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales by Gene Luen Yang,Dave Scheidt,Sara Goetter,Ron Koertge Book Resume:

This anthology from the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender features all your favorite characters, brought to life by a cast of all-star creators! Journey along with Team Avatar as they rescue a pumpkin farmer waylaid by monsters, go undercover in the Fire Nation, help an old rival with a hair-raising problem, and reflect on what it means to save the world. Featuring the work of Gene Luen Yang (Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South), Faith Erin Hicks (The Nameless City), Carla Speed McNeil (Finder), Ron Koertge (Vampire Planet), Dave Scheidt (Dreamworks Trolls, Wrapped Up), Sara Goetter (Dungeon Critters, Boozle), and more, this anthology features stories both hilarious and heartwarming. Features brand new short stories set in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender! This volume also includes the short stories, "Rebound", "Shells", and "Sisters", previously released for Free Comic Book Day and never before collected!

McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition

McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0071843884
Author: Kathy A. Zahler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
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McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition by Kathy A. Zahler Book Resume:

The official guide for TASC--the new high school equivalency test straight--from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Now updated to cover major changes in test content, McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test walks you step-by-step through the test. Each section features a pre-test that helps you identify strengths and weaknesses before study. Each chapter includes review of the test subjects and exercises that reinforce new skills. Learning objectives are based on the Common Core State Standards, just like the real exam. You also get authentic TASC test questions with explanations, straight from the test maker. Test presently administered in California, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Features: Exclusive: Authentic sample TASC test questions--straight from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Review and practice with all the latest TASC question types

The Viscount Who Loved Me

The Viscount Who Loved Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062424076
Author: Julia Quinn
Publisher: HarperCollins
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The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn Book Resume:

A New York Times Bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Anthony Bridgerton, in the second of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. ANTHONY’S STORY This time the gossip columnists have it wrong. London’s most elusive bachelor Anthony Bridgerton hasn’t just decided to marry—he’s even chosen a wife! The only obstacle is his intended’s older sister, Kate Sheffield—the most meddlesome woman ever to grace a London ballroom. The spirited schemer is driving Anthony mad with her determination to stop the betrothal, but when he closes his eyes at night, Kate’s the woman haunting his increasingly erotic dreams... Contrary to popular belief, Kate is quite sure that reformed rakes do not make the best husbands—and Anthony Bridgerton is the most wicked rogue of them all. Kate’s determined to protect her sister—but she fears her own heart is vulnerable. And when Anthony’s lips touch hers, she’s suddenly afraid she might not be able to resist the reprehensible rake herself...

Building Your Zillion Dollar App Empire

Building Your Zillion Dollar App Empire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9811476330
Author: Avinash Shankaranarayanan,Christine Amaldas
Publisher: The Journal
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Building Your Zillion Dollar App Empire by Avinash Shankaranarayanan,Christine Amaldas Book Resume:

This phenomenal book makes the process of creating your own Apps a breeze. Christine and Avinash start off with a unique transformational hands-on learning experience with the reader by guiding them step by step using a gamified environment unique to the examples used in this book. All you need is an Android Device (A Phone or Tablet or even a Computer) and the rest is left up to your imagination. This extraordinary book introduces you to App Inventor, a powerful Cloud-Based Visual Block Coding Environment that lets anyone build Mobile Apps instantaneously. Learn App Inventor basics using a Micro Learning approach with this step-by-step guide to building hours of fun filled projects for kids and adults alike. Build a Puppy App and see a Sheltie Puppy ‘Barking’ every time you touch the screen or shake your phone; Build a game of TIC-TAC-TOE and other 3D titles including 3D Pong; Create a Calculator App to show off to your friends; and Build an amazing Selfie App and sell it Online to Monetize on Google Play to start Building Your Zillion $$$ App Empire! The second half of this book features a primer on: HTML 5; CSS 3; jQuery; and JavaScript for the Mobile Apps platform. It helps the reader to understand the fundamentals of the App building process along with digesting small but unique computing concepts. Building your Zillion $$$ App Empire makes an excellent text for beginners and experienced Appreneurs of the App Ecosystem: · Make a Selfie App to take your pictures to the next level; · Create a TODO App and store your routine information on your phone; · Design Gaming Apps with 2D/3D Graphics and Animation using the Canvas Component; · Build a Tic-Tac-Toe App using Bluetooth and other Network Components; · Create Apps that help people during the Covid-19 Pandemic; · Create Event Driven Apps using Custom Animations and Multiple Screens; and · Build Location-Aware and Internet of Things (IoT) enabled Apps with your phone sensors; and store information on Google Drive to develop IoT and Internet Rich Apps. “This is an amazing text for sophomore, high school and university students alike for building Mobile Apps for all age groups. My students loved the examples especially building the Hello Alex App (featuring a Puppy Barking when the phone is shaken) which was extended into building their own creative apps like a Talking Parrot and using a Mirror for Selfie Apps. Overall, this is a great introductory text on Mobile Apps development for Professionals and Novices!” - Dr Marystella Amaldas, Senior Educator, Singapore International. “It is incredible to see how my students were able to build apps from scratch using this book. Personally, I have worked with the authors and they are truly remarkable at bringing such content to the Japanese and Taiwanese students. A void honestly filled by one’s research in one’s academic endeavors. Congratulations (Omedetou gozaimasu - おめでとうございます) on a job well done!” - Miki Yuasa, Consultant, Aries Group, India.