My boys are tough customers these days. Their book bar is set so high it's difficult to find anything that meets their approval. They are in full-on Calvin and Hobbes mode, so if anything has a shot at breaking them away—it had better be funny.
Today I found a winner.
by Elys Dolan.
At first glance I knew it had great potential to catapult itself over their ridiculously-high bar.
It's about weasels on a quest for world domination. How could it go wrong?
They smirked. They laughed. They pulled the book closer to investigate the illustrations.
And I celebrated my victory.
We wage weird wars around here.