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Squirrel Do Bad: Trubble Town, Book 1

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Funny, slapstick graphic novel has kooky plot, word jokes.

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Stephan Pastis' funny new graphic novel employs familiar, enjoyable elements. As in his Timmy Failure books, there's amusing wordplay, cartoon violence, and a hapless misbehaving kid. And like Pearls Before Swine, Squrirel Do Bad is full of oddly hilarious, quirky, inexplicably resentful characters, like the sherriff who detests squirrels for no particular reason. This book is quite entertaining, with silly situations and a haywire plot. It will be particularly enjoyable for upper-grade readers who can get the most out of Pastis' word/spelling humor as well as the kooky plot and pictures.

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