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HURTS LIKE A MOTHER Featured in NEW YORK POST Must-Read Books

Hurts Like a Mother: A Cautionary Alphabet
by Jennifer Weiss and Lauren Franklin (Illustrated by Ken Lamug)

(Doubleday)

Fifty-three years after Edward Gorey’s delightfully subversive alphabet book “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” was published, here comes the parody. The authors, both mothers, give us 26 instances of mothering gone wrong — with perfectly executed illustrations by Ken Lamug. With the letter C, for example, we get: “Claire was iced out — her snacks weren’t organic.” For O, it’s: “Olive got carpal tunnel typing preschool applications.”

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Original Link: http://nypost.com/2016/02/27/this-weeks-must-read-books-114/