Herding Cats

Herding Cats

A "Sarah's Scribbles" Collection

Graphic Novel - 2018
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“With characteristic wit and charm, Sarah Andersen's third collection of comics and illustrated personal essays offers a survival guide for frantic modern life: from the importance of avoiding morning people, to Internet troll defense 101, to the not-so-life-changing futility of tidying up. But when all else fails and the world around you is collapsing, make a hot chocolate, count the days until Halloween, and snuggle up next to your furry beacon of hope”--Back cover.
Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781449489786
1449489788
Branch Call Number: FIC ANDERSEN
Characteristics: 108 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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RainbowPonygirl1234 May 22, 2019

I don't have cats but a lot of these comics are relatable and made me laugh out loud.

MomoT Mar 21, 2019

Very funny takes on modern life living with anxiety and cats. Happy to find there are several titles in this series!

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kwsmith
Feb 24, 2019

This short cartoon book is pretty much the same as the last two, but feels a bit less focused. Sarah closes this book with a few short personal essays that deliver some simple advice directed at young artists to not get hung up on internet trolls and "just make things." I appreciated the humor but found the advice section generic and uninspiring.

OPL_MichelleC Jan 17, 2019

Charming, relatable, and delightfully funny comics depicting self-doubt, procrastination, love of animals. You know, adult things.

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abookandacuppa
Dec 30, 2018

Albeit a short read, it was filled with a bevy of pets, anxiety, and the emotions of an artist.

It was very humorous, but don't miss the message of kindness and supporting others in their endeavors.

Loved it!

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Linyarai
Jul 02, 2018

Another fantastic volume of hilarious and scarily accurate depictions of life and anxiety.

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mclarjh
Jun 30, 2018

A very slight book. I find her drawings childish, and not very funny or poignant. I found the second half, about Internet use, interesting, but think she mishandled the difference between criticism and personal attack.

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reader26
Jun 20, 2018

I have enjoyed all the Sarah's Scribbles books however this was my least favourite. The book holds all the usual humor, charm and apt depiction of early adulthood. What I didn't enjoy was that a third of the book is text, not comics, of her just talking about how people on the internet can be mean and how challenging that can be on an artist. This is sound and helpful advice to other aspiring artists but the final third of the book felt like a quickly written Instagram rant instead of a well curated published work.

I can relate to her.

VaughanPLAlison Jun 05, 2018

As usual, Andersen's comics are poignant, so true they almost hurts and so hilarious. Another great collection.

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rapunzel454
Jun 16, 2018

rapunzel454 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 35

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