Undeterred by fawning TV announcers and newspaper headlines, he speaks truth to power. Sparky is an amenable, roll-up-your-sleeves rebelâ€”he agrees to work for the mayor, in exchange for dialing back the harebrained schemes. When I asked my sons what they thought the story was about, they said, on cue, â€œhow political people can be really, really wrong.â€ Indeed. With kid-friendly, eye-catching pictures.
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