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The title of this book refers to the classic sequence of strips in which Calvin plots Hobbew matter how many times I read them, I can never get tired of Calvin and Hobbes. Nov 05, PurplyCookie rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 15, The other John rated it it was amazing Shelves: A mere six year old child Calvin is real interesting character.

I ran into one the other day while dusting some book shelves not my favorite activity. If you have never dipped your toe into the world of Calvin and Hobbes, you are missing quite a treat.

The Revenge of the Baby-Sat

I should probably end this review right about now so I’m not going to tell you anymore but you can read this book for yourself! Lets you mind drift off into pleasant chuckling sleep.

His career as a syndicated cartoonist ran from to ; he stopped drawing “Calvin and Hobbes” at the end of with a short statement to newspaper editors and his fans that he felt he had achieved all he could in the comic strip medium. Sep 25, Kion You rated it it was amazing. The Political Cartoon Quarterly”. Nov 14, mwesterhoff17 rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.

He sometimes comes out of his room laughing and wanting to show me “another one”, and I have enjoyed reading them all over again, especially with my son. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Title The Revenge of the Baby-Sat: I’m estimating I’ve read each five times but in reality I’d just grab one at random, open at random, and then be lost in the world of Calvinball and Spaceman Spiff, Suzy Derkins and Moe, fantastic snowmen and philosophical walks in the woods with Hobbes.


When I became a father I bought these for my son and he has a pile of Calvin and Hobbes books that are splashed all over his bed. Great, read Calvin and Hobbes. One to sit and read and re-read and never get tired of their antics.

Always good for a laugh and some insight. This is the fifth installment of the “Calvin and Hobbes” series, and it just gets better every repeated reading. No matter how many times I read them, I can never get tired of Calvin and Hobbes.

The Revenge of the Baby-Sat

Love the authors creativity, the little wisdoms and just the plain fun these comic strips have. Other books in the series. I think he handled both tales well, melding realistic events with Calvin’s weird take on reality.

I think this one’s my favorite Calvin and Hobbes collection. Jun 03, Yair Ben-Zvi rated it it was amazing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by Bill Watterson.

I think it’s safe to say that I will read every Calvin and Hobbes book that has ever been written and none of them will ever receive a rating of less than 5 stars. We then grew up, life got in the way, things got complicated, and much of the innocenc Do you know as there are some things which never fail in cheering you up?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Watterson was experimenting with different drawing styles during this period – especially on Sunday’s strips. Calvin and Hobbes were a bedrock of my childhood. Calvin also has his right hand man to help him with his wacky adventures Nov 04, Rachel rated it really liked it. I had read it before but these characters never get old and are iconic as far as I am concerned.

Normally, I find myself identifying with Calvin or Hobbes, but this volume reminded me how All the usual delightful and poignant Calvin hijinks are in this collection in addition to a couple rather honest emotional strips that kind of amazed me in their honesty Calvin’s parents’ unease after returning from vacation to find their home was broken into; and, little moments like Calvin asking his mother to tell him she loves him before he comes down out of the tree expecting to be in huge trouble.


As a kid who lived in his imagination to escape the many difficulties of an unstable childhood and crippling depths of introversion, Calvin embodied that side of me though I was actually mild-mannered. It’s so delightful to be able to love a book at any age and Bill Watterson’s series is one of those that seems timeless. Even though Rosalyn his baby-sat takes more money than general baby-sitting she always is at disadvantag I love reading Calvin Hobbes again and again: The jokes hold up surprisingly well over the course of time, which is fantastic.

Jul 18, Kirsten Simkiss rated it it was amazing Shelves: You can really tell the authors theme in this book also it’s has to be to entertain us Do you know as there are some things which never fail in cheering you up? Watterson is known for his views on licensing and comic syndication, as well as for his reclusive nature.

See 1 question about The Revenge of the Baby-Sat…. Witty, wise, and whimsical I have yet to read a writer of graphic or standard novels who ably described and so beautifully the fun and alienating aspects of American boyhood so believably as Bill Watterson does in this and I teh his others collections of this sublime newspaper comic.

Not to mention the amazing drawings by Babysaf Watterson. The conflict in this book is really just the “hard” life of a 6 year old boy. Jan 21, Mark Austin rated it it was amazing.