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Goodbye Salad Days

Kevin Faces Adulthood
Traer Scott
Goodbye Salad Days tells the story of Kevin, a regular hamster in a familiar quarter-life crisis. Kevin's got his own hamster-sized home, hamster-sized furniture, and the soul-crushing societal expectation to do adulthood right. <...
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"The salad days of childhood are over as any grad heads out into the real world. Goodbye Salad Days: Kevin Faces Adulthood is for the grad who is facing their own quarter-life crisis without mom and dad there to handle the bills any longer."
–Tech Republic

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Goodbye Salad Days tells the story of Kevin, a regular hamster in a familiar quarter-life crisis. 

Kevin's got his own hamster-sized home, hamster-sized furniture, and the soul-crushing societal expectation to do adulthood right. 

Both adorable and painfully relatable, this book is sure to hit a soft spot in any reader trying to make the best of growing up and facing adulthood. 
  • Features 25 scenarios with short captions
  • Filled with full color photographs of Kevin in handmade dioramas
  • At once perfectly weird and very relatable, making it a great gift
Life for Kevin means enduring the grind of work responsibilities, an aching body, and mounting pressure from his parents to start a family, among other things.

This sweet and funny book is a great gift or self-purchase for anyone hitting their quarter-life crisis and in need of some relatable laughs.
  • This hilarious and cute book is for anyone who has experienced (or is about to experience) these moments of loss and despair, and need a good laugh or a pick-me-up
  • Also a great gift for anyone who loves hamsters—especially funny photos of them
  • Author Traer Scott is a celebrated animal photographer and has had work featured in National Geographic
  • Add it to the shelf with books like Henri, le Chat Noir: The Existential Musings of an Angst-Filled Cat by William Braden, The Secret Life of Squirrels by Nancy Rose, and Awkward Family Pet Photos by Mike Bender and Doug Chernack
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 64
Size: 8 X 6 H
Age Range: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 04/27/2021
ISBN: 9781452181936
04/27/2021

"The salad days of childhood are over as any grad heads out into the real world. Goodbye Salad Days: Kevin Faces Adulthood is for the grad who is facing their own quarter-life crisis without mom and dad there to handle the bills any longer."
–Tech Republic