"While too many of the tales have obviously didactic endings and Marcantonio's writing is more pop than distinguished, the narrative skill and the over-the-top attitude will appeal to readers ready for fractured fairy tales longer than The Stinky Cheese Man and the like. (glossary) (Fairytale. 4-7)"
Despite its silly (and arguably insulting) title, Marcantonio's first collection exhibits a strong grasp on narrative and deft, if sometimes stereotypical, characterizations.
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