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[Like Soup, this later book, Soup and Me,] is an episodic account of the pranks of the author and his boyhood friend…. Again, a mixture of humor (of the boys-will-be-boys-and-get-into-trouble variety), small town events, and a dash of sentimentality, with characters tending to be typecast. (pp. 130-31)
Zena Sutherland, "New Titles for Children and Young People: 'Soup and Me'," in Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (© 1976 by the University of Chicago; all rights reserved), Vol. 29, No. 8, April, 1976, pp. 130-31.