Grown-Ups are Dumb (No Offense)
Dumb parents, little brothers, gigantic messes, and homeworkthis is the plight of young readers everywhere. And, until now, it had not been expressed by someone so close to the source.
Ten-year-old Alexa Kitchen may have an unusual talentshe is the world's youngest comics artistbut she really is just like many girls her age. Just trying to get by in a world that seems de...more
She's a preco snarkypants and I like it.
She deals with the typical kid complaints, but she is really quite nasty about her family, school, friends, and chores, and there is no real redemption for any topic.
What is the point? Very rambly topics and the drawings are on varying ability levels.
The author is really indeed 12, which largely explains the title, but I don't get why this comic book has appeal. I know she is 12...more
A lot of potential in this ten-year-old cartoonist, and it's too much to expect someone of that age to have grasped subtlety in humor, or to have mastered the art of drawing; this is a book you should pick up with the expectation of being able to say “I knew her when”, though it's not going to stand up to repeated readings very well. First time around it's quite amusing. ** ½