The Squirrel Mother

The Squirrel Mother

by Megan Kelso


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560977469
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 07/31/2006
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 692,503
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Megan Kelso lives in Seattle, WA with her husband and daughter. Her books include Queen of the Black Black, The Squirrel Mother, and Artichoke Tales.

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ironicqueery on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Megan Kelso's graphic novel, The Squirrel Mother, is a beautifully drawn collection of short stories that have a great intellectual depth. Most of the stories only last a few pages, but Kelso is precise with her words and pictures and able to quickly convey her ideas and questions. She gives us stories about a mother leaving her child, learning the waltz, reading neighbors through Halloween candy, and dealing with a crazy aunt, among the many stories. She tackles heavy issues with a delicate touch, much like her art. There's a brief interlude for a piece about Alexander Hamilton that delves heavily into political history, but again, it's filled with depth. All her stories feature unique perspectives that go against the grain. This is a great graphic novel that is a quick read, but contains ideas that will linger in your thoughts.