Meet Yotsuba Koiwai, the strangest little girl around. With a mind so straight it's twisted, Yotsuba takes everything in life at face value and sees everything with the eyes of impenetrable innocence. With her laid-back father, Yotsuba moves into a new house and makes new friends - friends whose minds boggle at the wacky and somewhat wise way that Yotsuba lives her daily life!
There are no words to describe the simple, sumptuous, innocent joy of Yotsuba. Completely out of genre for my usual reading interests, I find myself drawn constantly to this adorable comic delight. The characters are alive and real without being caught up in the kind of psycho-analytical development that comes with less episodic stories. The art is incredibly engaging with a simple yet... read more
Sumptous art, ok story and lovable characters. A light hearted delight, but some passages might be unsuitable for younger readers due to the potrayal of the grim reality of life. read more
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