Mars Needs Moms Author:Berkeley Breathed Milo doesn’t get it: What’s the big deal about moms? They’re just slavedriving broccoli bullies. Yet they are worshipped the world over! Perhaps even the galaxy over—because here come Martians and they’re after one thing only: moms. Milo’s mom in particular. Who better to drive them to soccer practice and to p... more »izza parties? That’s quite a long way to come for a mom—could it be that Milo has been overlooking something special?
From Pulitzer Prize–winning comic strip creator of Bloom County and bestselling author Berkeley Breathed comes a funny, poignant book about how the unique love that binds our families can be overlooked in the rush and tumble of everyday lives . . . especially those of disgruntled little boys.« less
This book is great to show kids that no matter why you think your mom is terrible, and no matter why she makes you do all those HORRIBLE things like eat your veggies and behave, she does it because she loves you. In the end, Milo learns that no matter how mad he is at his mom, he really loves her, too. Love this book!
I looked carefully for Opus making a cameo appearance, no luck. I think that's a shame, since Breathed has done for Penguins what Gary Larson has done for cows and Scott Adams has done for dogs. However, he still has a lot of people in desperate need of face lifts.