“Hilarious, sure to cure the grumpiest reader…”

“Guaranteed to remove every pout in sight…”

“Sure to provoke smiles of recognition and delighted laughter from any youngster.”

“Lichtenheld’s tale will appeal to kids with its on-target childhood humiliations and degradations. And parents may be pleased to see the way it takes the edge off most cases of discontent—especially with its gentle punchline.”

“Give this one to grumpy kids, or to anyone in need of cheering up.”