The Books


by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrated by Todd McKie

One Potato Review

In a world full of square buildings and square dogs and square birds, you need to take a step back sometimes, or anyway surrender to dreams about the curvature of the earth, and then all of the cool stuff beyond. You may not buy into the rehabilitation here finally, but George’s constitutional crankiness – about eggs and snowballs and baseballs hitting him in the face – is every bit as amusing as it is believable in an often randomly polarized society. What comes first, the politics or the shape?