The Crass Menagerie: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury

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Pearls is the hottest comic in the newspaper business these days." -Raleigh News and Observer

Named Best Comic Strip of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society in 2004 and 2007, Pearls Before Swine is regarded by fans and critics alike as a thoughtful commentary on humanity's pitiable plight.

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Stephan Pastis sketches this nuanced comic strip tale, which features the arrogant,...

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Overview

Pearls is the hottest comic in the newspaper business these days." -Raleigh News and Observer

Named Best Comic Strip of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society in 2004 and 2007, Pearls Before Swine is regarded by fans and critics alike as a thoughtful commentary on humanity's pitiable plight.

More About The Crass Menagerie

Stephan Pastis sketches this nuanced comic strip tale, which features the arrogant, self-centered, and totally hilarious Rat, who leads his four-legged friends through misadventure after misadventure. Joining him for the journey are Pig, the slow but good-hearted conscience of the strip; Goat, the voice of reason that often goes unheard; and Zebra and the eternally inept Crocodiles who pursue him. Together this mindful menagerie mocks the flaws and shortcomings of human nature through Pastis's cynically biting wit.

* The third Pearls Before Swine treasury, this book combines all the cartoons from Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata and The Sopratos, along with annotations by Pastis.

* From courtroom antics to references of other cartoon strips, Pastis's strip is a fresh presence on the comic pages.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740771002
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephan Pastis

Stephan Pastis is an attorney turned cartoonist. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the UCLA School of Law, he worked as a lawyer before trying his hand at cartooning. Pastis lives in the Bay Area, with his wife and two children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2008

    Rat Rules!!!

    This is another classic Pearls book, as always Stephen Pastis is one of the greatest comic out there. I cannot wait for another!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    Really Funny!

    First of all I Love Pearls Before Swine! Personally I think this is the best comic strip ever. I first found this comic in my local news paper and started reading it every day. Then a couple of weeks ago my friend told me about this treasuryand bought it. And i've been attached to it ever since. I would definitly recomend this to a friend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2008

    GREAT BOOK

    This is a great going thought the 269 pages I'm filled with laughter. Great book

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    Posted October 15, 2008

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