Cartoonist: From Bloom County to Moms on Mars Mars Needs Moms! tells the story of Milo, a boy who re-evaluates the value of moms when Martians kidnap his mother. Cartoonist Berkeley Breathed talks about his book and the sacrifices parents make for their children.
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Cartoonist: From Bloom County to Moms on Mars

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Cartoonist: From Bloom County to Moms on Mars

Cartoonist: From Bloom County to Moms on Mars

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Berkeley Breathed's latest book tells the story of Milo, whose mother is kidnapped by Martians. hide caption

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Berkeley Breathed's latest book tells the story of Milo, whose mother is kidnapped by Martians.

Why 'Mars Needs Moms!'

Excerpted from Mars Needs Moms! by Berkeley Breathed. Mars Needs Moms! (c) 2007 by Berkeley Breathed. Used by permission of Penguin. hide caption

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Excerpted from Mars Needs Moms! by Berkeley Breathed. Mars Needs Moms! (c) 2007 by Berkeley Breathed. Used by permission of Penguin.

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