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Something Old, Something New : For Better or for Worse 1st Treasury - Lynn Johnston

Something Old, Something New

For Better or for Worse 1st Treasury

Hardcover Published: 28th December 2010
ISBN: 9780740791390
Number Of Pages: 408
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old

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Inside Something Old, Something New, award-winning For Better or For Worse cartoonist Lynn Johnston takes readers to a place where Dad makes mental notes because he can't read his own handwriting, Mom can't get sick because she doesn't have the time, and too much quiet from the kids can only mean disaster is about to strike.

In 2008, Johnston made an unprecedented move within the cartooning community by deciding to use former plotlines as starting points for new ones. To this end, Something Old, Something New features storylines from the strip's first three cartoon collections—I've Got the One-More-Washload Blues . . . , Is This "One of Those Days," Daddy?, and "It Must Be Nice to Be Little"—with entirely new cartoons and full-color Sundays.

Something Old, Something New follows John and Elly back to where it all began as Michael prepares for his first day of kindergarten, Elly returns to school trying to get her English degree, the family adopts Mrs. Baird's sheepdog, a.k.a. Farley, Elizabeth grows from baby to toddler, and despite her best efforts, Elly can do nothing to treat John's hopelessly incurable fashion sense.

It takes a keen eye to recognize life's shared experiences and an even keener intellect to assemble those moments in a humorous and heartfelt way. With For Better or For Worse, Johnston elevates everyday aspects of life into brilliant observations on personal career goals, parenting choices, and coffee klatch friendships.

ISBN: 9780740791390
ISBN-10: 0740791397
Series: For Better or for Worse Treasury
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old
For Grades: 9 - 12
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 28th December 2010
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 22.4  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 1.35

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