Regulars to our site will immediately recognize the creepy cover illustration style as one of our favorite authors here at ALB. For you new folks, prepare for some shock and awfulness.
Today’s book features Patrick, a boy who is dumb (his words). Other kids call him stupid and retard. Some call him fat and stupid. Mom and Dad have been overheard saying that Patrick is retarded and won’t go to college. Don’t worry, he has a lamb in the barn that is, of course, black. The black lamb “talks” to him and tells him he is good and just needs some extra help and, of course, to work very hard. Problem solved. See how easy it is?
I am sure all of you feel much better now.