Kiriko Kubo's manga have a loyal following in Japan. Now her debut hit series, showing us the pains and delights of growing up and finding one's place in the world, is available in English for the first time.Tsuneko hates insects. Even just seeing one makes her hair stand on end. But during the school holiday she's got to carry out a special project, and her mother tells her to keep a diary of the life-cycle of a caterpillar. Can Tsuneko do it? And will she impress her friends at school when the time comes to present her project? These stories of the day-to-day lives of a group of friends at an elementary school in Tokyo are full of delightful observations about being a child and growing up in Japan. Finally all six volumes of the outstanding 'Cynical Hysterie Hour' series appear in ebook format!