Lint Boy

by Aileen Leijten

This unique and atmospheric young graphic novel tells the story of Lint Boy, a tiny hero who unites a disparate band of dolls, enabling them to free themselves from the evil clutches of the sworn enemy of doll-kind.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544528604
  • ISBN-10: 0544528603
  • Pages: 128
  • Publication Date: 06/27/2017
  • Carton Quantity: 34

About the book

Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in their cozy dryer home, carefree and happy—until the day Lint Bear is snatched away by a cruel woman with a vendetta against dolls! Can Lint Boy unite a group of lost dolls to vanquish the villain and save his brother?

This magical story is showcased in the stunning full-color art of this young graphic novel. A gently gothic, age-appropriate blend of Roald Dahl and Tim Burton, Lint Boy is a compelling tale of good vs. evil that will leave readers spellbound.

About the author
Aileen Leijten

Aileen Leijten holds an MFA in Experimental Animation and has illustrated several picture books, including her own Hugging Hour. She lives in California.


"A heartwarming take on teamwork that’ll have those who are not easily frightened searching their lint traps for more magic."  —Booklist 


"Framing many panels with gorgeous, swooping art nouveau borders, Leijten creates a vintage atmosphere that underscores the evergreen appeal of dolls. Her quirky story has many charms, particularly in the artwork..." —Publishers Weekly 


"It certainly has all the required elements to captivate its target audience..." —SLJ 


"Trim, memorable, and poignant, this graphic novel surely wins the prize for best book about living lint." —Bulletin 


"...Enthrallingly dark adventure..." —Kirkus