An angry girl comes home from school (motion lines and cloud puffs indicate the door slamming behind her), and, finding her...

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IT'S NOT FAIR!

An angry girl comes home from school (motion lines and cloud puffs indicate the door slamming behind her), and, finding her father at the computer, launches into a litany of generic complaints. The girl's friends--a goggle-eyed cast of characters with oversize heads--have exotic pets, unlimited access to candy, ""all the cool new toys on TV,"" customized bathtubs with portholes, and motorcycle-riding siblings. Her father's response--""You know, you have something your friends don't have . . . Me!""--amounts to a prefab punch line. The cartoon-style manner of the telling is reminiscent of a long foldout greeting card; this is lively, but artificially sweetened.

Pub Date: Aug. 1, 1996

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 24

Publisher: Crossing Press

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: July 15, 1996