While few people were surprised that the Netflix series Stranger Things was a smash hit, no one expected that one of the show’s minor characters, the nerdy, faithful underdog Barb, would break the internet. But Barb resonated with us – the chill, bespectacled BFF and her unjust abandonment hit a collective nerve. It turns out, in a world of Nancys, we are all Barb.Here we celebrate TV’s most relatable, and tragic, bestie. Get Barb’s hot tips on make-up and eye-wear, as well as her do’s and don’ts of party attendance. Have you ever wondered what Barb keeps in her bag and what she would put on her dream mix-tape? And find out whether or not you really are a Barb (maybe you’re actually a Nancy, a Steve or Jonathan) with our Which Hawkins High student are you? quiz. With full-colour illustrations throughout, The Book of Barb brings you inspiration from the ultimate wing woman and trend-setting style icon – Barb has style tips, quotes and life advice straight from the Upside-Down.