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Two harried parents and their three adorably unmanageable preschoolers star in this color collection of gags and vignettes self-published by the artist. It recalls Bil Keane's Family Circus, except this family is less apple-pie-angelic and a whole lot funnier. Baby Jackie spits up in Daddy's mouth as he dandles her overhead. Daddy yells at little Lil to box up her mess of toys-then retreats to his equally junky studio. "Master Ike's Toddler Self-Defense" is a delicious parody of martial arts zen-speak, as describing a stubborn youngster. When Lil's lost baby tooth goes missing, Dad crafts a substitute to put under her pillow, only to be caught later in playground one-upmanship about whether the Tooth Fairy likes rich kids better. Baker draws in various styles, and his more cartoony approach here delivers a visceral and consistently comical appeal. Just the kind of book to slip into the hands of that new parent dealing with diapers and whining. For all ages.