This party is over a month away and yet Squirt—the kid who won’t work on a term paper unless it’s due within 24 hours—has already spent hours planning.
SQUIRT: Mom, we’re supposed to bring an unwrapped book, music CD or movie DVD.
BONNIE: So what do you want to bring?
SQUIRT: Well, I thought it over and decided on a book: The Zombie Survival Guide.
BONNIE: I’m not too sure tha—
SQUIRT: I almost went with Gaiman’s Coraline, because, well, it really IS a good book. But you just can’t beat The Zombie Survival Guide for usefulness and practicality.