Kate Beaton: Ducks (2022) 5 stars

Before there was Kate Beaton, New York Times bestselling cartoonist of Hark A Vagrant fame, …

Engrossing from start to finish

5 stars

I've long been a fan of Kate Beaton's work (King Baby was one of my favorite books we read to my kid when he was a baby!), but I wasn't prepared for the emotional impact of Ducks. The wry humor in the slice of life portions were a great foundation for the deeper impacts of life at the camps, and Beaton imbues everyone with such humanity that I felt for everyone even though the impact of the work down at the sands is so horrific.