Long time readers of this blog will immediately recognize these illustrations. Yes, we have YET ANOTHER one of these special books. (Note to self: I need to restrict these titles to only a certain number a year or my head will explode.)
This time our troubled family is split apart by the ugliness of divorce. Dad has started dating and I think Mom isn’t handling it too well. She evidently needs more money. The implication is Mom is the bad one in this scenario.
Dad’s future Mrs. Dad has two children of her own. I am quite sure Mrs. Dad’s ex is probably horrible too. Of course they are trying to make it work. By magic or whatever, everyone seems to get along by the end of the book. We never hear about Mom and Mrs. Dad’s ex. They are probably dying in a gutter somewhere.
Now, doesn’t everyone feel better?