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Children at Play : A Cul de Sac Collection

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Richard Thompson reminds us that being a 40-year-old isn't hard, but being a four-year-old is. His warm, welcoming reminders are wonderfully lighthearted and funny as he brings home Alice's life in a fun, new "Cul de Sac" collection. Alice and her Blisshaven Preschool classmates charm fans of all ages. Their adventures ring alarmingly true to parents of little ones, too. From doing projects in a whirlwind of crayons and markers to their nonstop chatter to trying to comprehend a completely incomprehensible world, Thompson's characters make "Children at Play" a must-read. The little boxes crammed together, the shopping malls, and the insane traffic systems set the scene for the storylines and adventures that only suburban life can provide. Thompson's witty dialogue meets comically unique drawings to make "Cul de Sac" a place worthy of visiting on a daily basis. "I thought the best newspaper comic strips were long gone, and I've never been happier to be wrong. Richard Thompson's "Cul de Sac" has it all--intelligence, gentle humor, a delightful way with words, and, most surprising of all, wonderful, wonderful drawings." --Bill Watterson, creator of "Calvin and Hobbes"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 213.36 x 226.06 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white line drawings, colour line drawings
  • 0740789872
  • 9780740789878
  • 302,582

About Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson is the creator of" Cul de Sac" and winner of the 2011 Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications, including "U.S. News & World Report, National Geographic, " and "The New Yorker." He announced in 2009 that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and has since rallied other cartoonists and illustrators to contribute to the Team Cul de Sac project to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation.In September 2012, Thompson retired from creating" Cul de Sac." Onlinewww.gocomics.com/culdesac/ richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com"show more

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