Books: Terror in the House

MORE DENNIS THE MENACE (64 pp.]—Hank Ketcham—Holt ($ I).

A four-year-old with a posterior no larger than the palm of an irate parent's hand is rapidly becoming the nation's most popular towhead. As a comic-strip character, Dennis the Menace is practically a member of the family for the readers of 200 U.S. newspapers. But this little one-man gang has also become something of a sensation between book covers. Dennis the Menace, published last September, has already sold close to 140,000 copies. Even a publisher could guess the sequel to that: More Dennis the Menace.

Dennis wears well, much better than the frayed tempers...

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