Cul de Sac Golden Treasury: A Keepsake Garland of Classics

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Sep 14, 2010 - Humor - 200 pages
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The Cul de Sac Golden Treasury is a hilarious and beautiful omnibus of cartoonist Richard Thompson's Cul de Sac comic strips, bringing together strips from the first collection, Cul de Sac, and the 2009 collection, Children at Play.

A lighthearted look at the suburban life of precocious preschooler Alice Otterloop, Cul de Sac is noted not only for its humor and intelligence, but also for Thompson's fun, imaginative watercolor artwork. Thompson's work has attracted the praise of highly acclaimed illustrators all over the world, including Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and Mo Willems (Sheep in the Big City, Knuffle Bunny).

The Cul de Sac Golden Treasury will be a valued addition to the libraries of Cul de Sac fans and a fantastic introduction for readers new to this warm, wonderful comic strip. 

 

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User Review  - zzshupinga - LibraryThing

...Actually I think I said a lot with the title of the review, but...Cul de Sac follows Alice, her brother Petey, and their family and friends. And instead of depicting the kids as absolutely perfect ... Read full review

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User Review  - burnit99 - LibraryThing

This has quickly become one of my favorite strips, with a unique blend of family humor, charm and whimsy, youthful naivete and worldliness. It's a comic strip of contrasts that work perfectly. Four ... Read full review

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Richard Thompson's illustrations have appeared in U.S. News and World Report, the New Yorker, National Geographic, and the Atlantic Monthly. He has received numerous illustration awards, including the National Cartoonists Society's Magazine and Book Illustration Award, and he is also the creator of Richard's Poor Almanac. He resides with his family in Arlington, Virginia.

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