Synopses & Reviews
From the New York Times
bestselling author of The Alphabet of Manliness
comes I Am Better Than Your Kids
, an outrageous, laugh-out-loud critique of children’s artwork that finally cuts those smug little know-it-alls down to size.
If you think children are precious snowflakes who are perfect in every way, think again. If you cherish every piece of art, every book report, every letter to Santa your child gives you, then this book is not for you. If your refrigerator is adorned with mementos from your kid’s childhood, then you are a sucker.
Maddox, who has been writing hilarious essays for his popular site, TheBestPageInTheUniverse.com since 1996 (which receives upwards of 50,000 unique visitors per day), is here to show you just how inferior your kids are. Based on his most popular feature on his website, I Am Better Than Your Kids, and featuring 95 percent exclusive new content, Maddox exposes the terrible inadequacy of children.
Marvel as Maddox deconstructs an eight-year-old’s crayon-drawn family portrait! Cheer as he eviscerates a wuss’s letter home to mama from sleepaway camp! Laugh uproariously as he judges sub-par valentines, homemade “gifts,” and other areas of elementary-aged underperformance! Why reward weakness and mediocrity with gold stars? You are in Maddox’s world now, and no child is safe from the scrutiny and critical gaze of the world’s foremost authority on children’s crappy artwork.
About the Author
Maddox has been writing hilarious essays for his site, thebestpageintheuniverse.com since 1996. Through word-of-mouth alone, it has become one of the most popular personal sites on the Internet, with more than 50,000 unique visitors per day. In 2006, he published his first book, The Alphabet of Manliness, and its explosive success prompted the New York Times to coin a new phrase to describe its genre: "fratire." Maddox has also published a comic book based on his site and he has a YouTube channel called "The Best How in the Universe" featuring clips viewed by more than 3 million fans.