7.44" x 9.69", 168 pages. Xeric winner! Breakfast at Mimi’s (Mimi’s Doughnuts Vol. 1): Meet Shayna Mulligan, age thirteen – an aspiring young writer, whose life was going perfectly fine until that summer when her mom and step-dad bought a greasy little doughnut shop on the rusty side of town! Now she’s elbow deep in dirty dishes, crusty customers, silly siblings, small-town politics, and more doughnuts than you can shake a dirty fork at… and of course, Shayna doesn’t even like doughnuts.
Marek Bennett’s self-syndicated Mimi’s Doughnuts weekly comics have appeared in New England newspapers since 2003. Breakfast at Mimi’s collects the first three years, appealing to readers of all ages with quirky, bittersweet stories from the lives and imaginations of an entire family of characters.
This Xeric-winning collection includes:
* The first three years of Mimi’s Doughnuts comic strips!
* Some episodes that never appeared in the newspapers!
* A map of Claymont, NH, hand-drawn by Shayna especially for you!
* Marek’s reflections on old strips, self-syndication, and community stories…