"Children aren't likely to get to the culprit's entrapment, however; the author may be right in billing this 'perhaps the best book written on a Monday,' but neither recurring references to poop, nor witty pen-and-ink spot drawings are enough to carry readers through the verbiage. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A disciple of the "why use one word when dozens will do?" school of writing, Lasker windily introduces a young ("Perhaps he is not much older than you.
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