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Even More Bad Parenting Advice by Guy Delisle

Kids say the darnedest things. But, sometimes so do parents. Funny man, Guy Delisle captures the essence of this humour in his new graphic book. Even More Bad Parenting Advice makes us laugh as parents say the darnedest things.

One of my favourite one is “Homework”. Dad realizes that his son has forgotten his homework at school, and proceeds to figure out a solution. His son suggests they call the other parents. What ensues is a hilarious dialogue between father and son, whereby dad rejects every possible parent because of some personality flaw. Here’s one of the comedic depictions.

Another one I'd love to share is a bit morbid. The daughter's tooth is loose and with a bit of back and forth, dad tries to convince her that the way they did it in the old days is quite effective and works every time. Here's just a bit of that negotiation. 

I enjoyed the simplicity of the illustrations and the bluntness of the plot. There wasn't a lot of superfluous copy. Just wonderful ideas that get to the point with minimalism. A fabulous book for anyone, but especially a great gift for a dad who's about to have a baby.  

5 out of 5 Sukasa Stars

Even More Bad Parenting Advice is published by Drawn & Quarterly and distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books  award winners of Libro2014

Review by
@ShilpaRaikar for @SukasaReads (a division of @SukasaStyle)