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Strip For 083182
ID: 311
Publication Date: 1982-08-31
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly drives Anne down town. She didn't tell John that she hired a sitter. She can be as liberated as she wants to be, as long as she is home by 6.
Caption: As long as I'm home by 6.
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Strip For 020383
ID: 366
Publication Date: 1983-02-03
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It Must Be Nice to Be Little (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Over coffee Anne asks Elly why she didn't go to the conference with John. Elly gives a number of excuses but Anne boils it all down to her inability to find a sitter for the kids. Richard.
Caption: Couldn't find a sitter, huh?
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Strip For 042083
ID: 392
Publication Date: 1983-04-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: John and Elly go out and leave Paula the sitter in charge. Michael asks her whose side she is on. Elizabeth.
Caption: O.K. - Whose side are you on - theirs, or ours?
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Strip For 042183
ID: 393
Publication Date: 1983-04-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Paula the sitter is babysitting. Elizabeth spills dog food in the hall and doesn't feel well. Michael wants to stay up and badgers her with questions. He asks how much she gets paid for sitting. She says it depends on how guilty his parents feel.
Caption: Depends on how guilty she feels when they come home.
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Strip For 042383
ID: 394
Publication Date: 1983-04-23
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: John and Elly return from their night out. Paula the sitter says she had no trouble with the kids. It's all in how you sit on them.
Caption: It's all in how you sit on 'em
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Strip For 112883
ID: 510
Publication Date: 1983-11-28
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Making Ends Meet (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly asks John if they can go out to dinner together. John wonders how they will find a sitter on such short notice. Elly says she'll do what she usually does... grovel.
Caption: I'll do what I usually do... - grovel.
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Strip For 021487
ID: 1116
Publication Date: 1987-02-14
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: School Valentine's Day party. Elizabeth and her friend Paula count their Valentines cards. They're jealous of Melody Morrison. Elizabeth thinks Valentine's parties are like an election.
Caption: ...they're sort of like an election!
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Strip For 042087
ID: 1140
Publication Date: 1987-04-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth begs Elly to let her get her ears pierced. Elly wants Lizzie to wait - there's plenty of time for jewelry and pierced ears when she's older. Elizabeth complains that she's older than Paula who already has pierced ears. maturity.
Caption: I'm older than Paula who's in my class an' Paula gots pierced ears!!!
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Strip For 042387
ID: 1143
Publication Date: 1987-04-23
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: At school Paula shows off her earrings. Matching her outfit, difficulty sleeping, etc... Eventually Elizabeth gets mad and tells her to stop teasing. Pauls sees it as just showing what she has, that Elizabeth doesn't.
Caption: I just wanted to show you what I've got that you haven't got!
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Strip For 042987
ID: 1148
Publication Date: 1987-04-29
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth finally has her ears pierced and shows them to Paula. Now Elizabeth feels the two of them are even on the grownup stuff scale. Paula shows off her nylons much to Elizabeth's dismay.
Caption: Now we got the same things! Everything you got, I got! We're even. Right? Check it out, Liz... nylons!
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Strip For 043087
ID: 1149
Publication Date: 1987-04-30
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elly is upset when Elizabeth tells her that Paula is wearing nylons. They're just girls in grade one. If they do all of the grown-up things now, what will they do when they're teenagers. Tammy's cousin shaved her head and painted it green. Dismay
Caption: Tammy's cousin shaved her head, an' painted half of it green.
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Strip For 022389
ID: 1426
Publication Date: 1989-02-23
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: A Look Inside...For Better or For Worse: The 10th Anniversary Collection (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Babysitting, crying baby, crying sitter, Michael, Leah
Caption: Ma-Mah! Wan' Ma-Mah!!
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Strip For 110891
ID: 1937
Publication Date: 1991-11-08
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Things are Looking Up (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Teachers, personal questions, Elizabeth, Dawn, Miss Edwards, Brandy, their friend Paula
Caption: Well, If There's Anything At All That You'd Like To Know - Just Come Right Out And Ask Me
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Strip For 061981
ID: 3685
Publication Date: 1981-06-19
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly is talking to Connie on the phone. Connie's sitter is sick, so Elly will take Lawrence to play with Michael until Connie gets home. Hazards of being a stay at home mom. All the while she tries to get Michael to blow his nose.
Caption: It's one of the hazards of not working.
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Strip For 112279
ID: 3729
Publication Date: 1979-11-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly and Anne discuss what would make motherhood satisfying. Anne suggests that if Elly hates it so much then she should hire a sitter and get a job. Elly worries that she would miss out.
Caption: And miss out on everything?
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Strip For 080680
ID: 3868
Publication Date: 1980-08-06
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: I've Got The One-More-Washload Blues (Signed Copies)
Other Books: Suddenly Silver (Signed Copies)  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly is sick. John took Elizabeth to the sitter and Michael has a craft class, but Elly still has to get up to collect Michael. She can only be sick until 11:45
Caption: ...So, that means I can be sick until 11:45.
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Strip For 062081
ID: 4022
Publication Date: 1981-06-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Is This "One of Those Days", Daddy? (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly gets Michael ready for bed and explains that Lawrence has to go to a sitter every day because Connie works. Michael wonders why Connie has to work and doesn't just get her money from the bank.
Caption: But why doesn't she just get money from the bank like everyone else?
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Strip For 042283
ID: 4321
Publication Date: 1983-04-22
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Just One More Hug (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Paula the sitter catches Michael out of bed. She threatens to tell his mom, but he just sticks his tongue out at her. She threatens to tell the kids in his school he still sleeps with Teddy. That gets him into bed. She plays dirty.
Caption: This one plays dirty.
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Strip For 021287
ID: 4762
Publication Date: 1987-02-12
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Valentine's Day at school. Elizabeth and her friend Paula sneer at Melody Morrison. She thinks she's better than everyone just because she's smart, cute, has nice clothes. Both girls wish they were Melody. Jealousy.
Caption: I wish I was Melody Morrison.
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Strip For 021387
ID: 4763
Publication Date: 1987-02-13
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Miss Blais tries to keep control in the classroom on Valentine's Day. After someone pours glue into her file drawer she is reduced to weeping on her desk. Elizabeth tells her friend Paula their teacher is lamenting her four years of teacher's college.
Caption: She keeps saying "four years of teacher's college... four years!!"
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Strip For 021687
ID: 4764
Publication Date: 1987-02-16
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Valentine's Day. Elizabeth hears from her friend Paula that she got 1 more Valentine than stuck up Melody Morrison. Now Elizabeth feels guilty for throwing away the Valentine she was supposed to give to Melody, because Melody gave one to her.
Caption: Paula- I was supposed to give Melody a Valentine but I didn't. I threw it away. So what! She gave ME one!
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Strip For 022087
ID: 4767
Publication Date: 1987-02-20
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth finally approaches Melody and they speak. She runs to her friend Paula to tell her that she's speaking to Melody! To Elizabeth's surprise, Paula snubs her.
Caption: Paula, guess what! Melody an' I are speaking to each other - Isn't that neat?!! HMPH!
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Strip For 022187
ID: 4768
Publication Date: 1987-02-21
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: It's All Downhill From Here (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Elizabeth struggles with her friend Paula who is jealous of Melody. She wants Elizabeth to choose. There can be only one, best friend. Elizabeth erroneously believes that grown-ups don't have these kinds of problems.
Caption: I wish I was a grown-up. They NEVER have problems like this.
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Strip For 121679
ID: 10994
Publication Date: 1979-12-16
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: More Than a Month of Sundays
(Signed copies of this book are not currently available.)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly can't stand this housewife scene day after day. Calls a sitter so she can do something for herself, by herself for a change.
Caption: Let's see...we need milk, bread, cheese, soap - and I might be able to get to that new children's wear shop...
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Strip For 031006
ID: 9832
Publication Date: 2006-03-10
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Seniors' Discount (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Connie welcomes April home from school. She says that she's not a baby sitter but is just looking after the house. April is old enough to be responsible. Connie cooked a big dinner with cake for dessert. April will put up with it for her parent's sake.
Caption: The things I do for my parents!
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Strip For 031806
ID: 9839
Publication Date: 2006-03-18
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Seniors' Discount (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Although she complained about having a "sitter" April is glad to see Connie. After staying up late and watching the horror movie she was terrified to be alone in the house. Dixie, Edgar.
Caption: Sometimes it's bad to have a good imagination!
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Strip For 111306
ID: 10045
Publication Date: 2006-11-13
First Published On (if retro):
Collection Book: Seniors' Discount (Signed Copies)
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: We're still working on this!
Description: Anthony drives Elizabeth back from the courthouse. They decide to pick up Françoise from the sitter and go for lunch. People change. Francoise
Caption: Yes. You've changed so much... I don't believe it.
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Strip For 011808
ID: 10413
Publication Date: 2008-01-18
First Published On (if retro): 1979-11-22
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly and Anne discuss what would make motherhood satisfying. Anne suggests that if Elly hates it so much then she should hire a sitter and get a job. Elly worries that she would miss out.
Caption: And miss out on everything?
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Strip For 111409
ID: 11155
Publication Date: 2009-11-14
First Published On (if retro): 1980-08-06
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: Something Old, Something New (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly is sick. John took Elizabeth to the sitter and Michael has a craft class, but Elly still has to get up to collect Michael. She can only be sick until 11:45
Caption: ...So, that means I can be sick until 11:45.
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Strip For 061810
ID: 11380
Publication Date: 2010-06-18
First Published On (if retro): 1981-06-19
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly is talking to Connie on the phone. Connie's sitter is sick, so Elly will take Lawrence to play with Michael until Connie gets home. Hazards of being a stay at home mom. All the while she tries to get Michael to blow his nose.
Caption: It's one of the hazards of not working.
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Strip For 061910
ID: 11381
Publication Date: 2010-06-19
First Published On (if retro): 1981-06-20
Collection Book: Know which book? Let us know!
Other Books: N/A  
Treasuries: In The Beginning, There Was Chaos (Signed Copies)
Description: Elly gets Michael ready for bed and explains that Lawrence has to go to a sitter every day because Connie works. Michael wonders why Connie has to work and doesn't just get her money from the bank.
Caption: But why doesn't she just get money from the bank like everyone else?
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