A new collection just for kids!


A fun and educational selection of comics especially for 7-13 year-olds.

Introduce children to important life lessons with the help of fun and engaging stories.

Teach kids about the importance of hard work, dedication, courage and following your dreams.

Perfect for the classroom – Schools can get a discount when ordering in bulk by emailing specialsales@amuniversal.com

FREE Teacher’s Resource download.

Explorers like Amelia Earhart and Chris Hadfield. Pioneers like Marie Curie and Theodore Roosevelt. Modern icons like John Green and the Dalai Lama.

These are just a few of the trailblazers you’ll meet in this collection of cartoons and quotes. Follow the illustrated adventures of dragon slayers, warrior monks, ballet dancers and pro wrestlers, all while hearing from some of the great voices of our past and present that will motivate your future. Zen Pencils: Inspirational Folks for Kids will inspire children to reach for the stars!

Choose a job you love – Confucius
Always be prepared
The Man in the Arena – Theodore Roosevelt
Strange Like Me – Rebecca Martin, inspired by Frida Kahlo
Ask Yourself – Howard Thurman
The Two Wolves
Ashes or Dust – Jack London
Never Give up – Calvin Coolidge
Fears are Paper Tigers – Amelia Earhart
On the Mindless Menace of Violence – Robert F. Kennedy
An Astronaut’s Advice – Chris Hadfield
Make Gifts for People – John Green
Sympathy for the Devil – Seneca
Never Yield to Force – Winston Churchill
Full Body Education – Sir Ken Robinson
Life is Not Easy – Marie Curie
We are all Human Beings – The Dalai Lama
The Stonecutter – Jacob A. Riis
Nature Loves Courage – Terence McKenna
A Heroic Life – George Bernard Shaw
Following my Nature – Margaret E. Knight
A Worthy Crisis – Epictetus
On Happiness – Henry David Thoreau