With the best of intentions, the Bastable children cause repeated disasters to the ever-increasing hilarity of the reader. AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE ONLY.
... hours of humor, warmth and wisdom. All this is skillfully narrated by Gibson, who uses her remarkable voice to give numerous characters—children and adults of all ages and stations—individual and consistent personae. “The Wouldbegoods” is family entertainment, literate and witty, appropriate for those 8 and older.
Vic Sussman, Book World, The Washington Post, December 25, 1988