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A Year in the Life of a Total and Complete Genius


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Arthur Bean is an outcast who brims with confidence, so long as he's writing. What he writes is usually funny, but does it go too far? A warm, witty story told through emails, letters and doodles that will have you squirming and laughing out loud!

About the Author

Stacey Matson is from Calgary. She began her career in theatre, writing pieces for museums. She's had lots of jobs, including belly dancer, forklift driver, children's party entertainer and Christmas tree seller. She loves travel, tennis and skiing, and plays the piano and ukulele. She now lives in Vancouver.


"Arthur is a self-dramatizing memoirist with a subversive sensibility, sharp-witted with a magnet eye for the ridiculous. His writings and personality also bring to mind Jeff Kinney's hilarious schemer and pretension-piercing fellow diarist, Greg Heffley." -- Sherie Posesorski * Vancouver Sun *
"This genius series debut is a fresh and funny story about a boy whose bad luck can't dampen his spirit - or his love of writing." * Books for Everybody *
"Humorous... Arthur may finish the year as persnickety and opinionated as he started, but he also learns a few things about compassion, open-mindedness, and fairness." * Publishers' Weekly *
"Incredibly funny and bittersweet. Highly recommended" -- Athina Clarke * Readings *
"At once funny, outrageous, thoughtful, and informative, this is a story with something for everyone, and Arthur's is a voice readers won't soon forget." * The Manitoba Library Association *

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