Kristy's Great Idea is the first book in the BSC Graphic Novels series, illustrated by Raina Telgemeier. It is based on the original novel Kristy's Great Idea.

Back Cover Summary[edit | edit source]

Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey are best friends and founding members of the Baby-Sitters Club. Whatever comes up - cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls - you can count on them to save the day. Baby-sitting isn't always easy, and neither is dealing with strict parents, new families, fashion emergencies, and mysterious secrets. But no matter what, the BSC have what they need most: friendship.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The Baby-Sitters Club is formed by four friends: Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, and Stacey McGill after Kristy's mother couldn't find a sitter for her 6-year-old brother, David Michael. She had the idea of making a club called the BSC. With her friends, Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, and Stacey McGill.

Side Problems[edit | edit source]

  • Stacey is hiding something. It is a secret, and the Baby-Sitters Club has to find out what it is. But eventually she tells them: she has diabetes.
  • Kristy is upset about her mother's boyfriend, Watson. Kristy refuses to babysit for his two children, Karen and Andrew, until Watson's ex-wife breaks her leg.

Differences between the book and graphic novel[edit | edit source]

Mistakes[edit | edit source]

  • When Mrs. Feldman tells that Rosie and Jamie should share, she claims that Rosie does have a truck like the one she took from Jamie.
  • When Kristy tells what ages Charlie and Sam are, she says that Sam is 14 rather than 15.

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