The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt

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Cheeky humor and prideful asides will have listeners in stitches. A closer-to-perfect pairing couldn’t be imagined. Everyone wins!
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New York Times Bestseller! 5 Starred Reviews!

"Will have listeners in stitches." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." —Booklist (starred review)

"Demands bombastic, full-volume performances." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Perfect for a guffawing share with younger sibs or buddy read." —BCCB (starred review)

"The sort of story that makes children love to read." —School Library Journal (starred review)

From acclaimed, bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors.

 

About Drew Daywalt

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Drew Daywalt is an award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling children's author whose books include The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. Drew loves to play Rock, Paper, Scissors, but most of the time he can't decide fast enough which one to pick and ends up making some bizarre shape with his hand that looks like a weird octopus with a hat. He'll claim Weird Octopus with Hat beats everything, but don't let him pull that nonsense on you.Adam Rex is the author of many books, including Cold Cereal and Unlucky Charms, the first two books in the Cold Cereal Saga; the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich; the middle grade novel The True Meaning of Smekday (now a major motion picture from Dreamworks, Home); and the teen novel Fat Vampire. He lives in Arizona with his wife.
 
Published April 4, 2017 by Balzer + Bray. 48 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Kirkus

Excellent
on Jan 17 2017

Cheeky humor and prideful asides will have listeners in stitches. A closer-to-perfect pairing couldn’t be imagined. Everyone wins!

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Publishers Weekly

Excellent
on Sep 13 2017

...Rex composes wildly dramatic battle scenes against backdrops of thunderstorms, erupting volcanoes, and missile launches. Forget reading aloud—this story demands bombastic, full-volume performances.

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