Keane, Bil. The Family Circus By Request. Carmel: Guideposts Books, 1998. Print.
The Family Circus is modeled after author Bil Keane’s real family and gives readers a realistic portrayal of two parents raising four very active children in Scottsdale, Arizona. The strips primarily feature the children as the main protagonists, but the parents are included in most strips as well as enforcer and upholders of family discipline and love.
Visual and Textual Style: expository, simple, childlike
Potential Readers/Appeal Factors: wholesome, realistic slice of life, relatable
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