Brand: HarperCollins

Product Code: 9780062392527

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Brief Description:
Roscoe cannot wait to tap dance in the school talent show until some older boys make fun of him.


Review Quotes:
Praise for the ROSCOE RILEY series: "Applegate perfectly captures the voice of kids in this fast-paced, funny title. Children will love the short chapters, kid ingenuity, and comical illustrations."--School Library Journal


Review Quotes:
"Applegate's writing is strong and lively, and the short sentences, funny situations, and frequent appearance of pictures will make this series an easy sell to novice readers. Adult readers-aloud will also appreciate the understated humor of Roscoe's narrative and nod in recognition at the goings-on."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Review Quotes:
"Roscoe is an appealing, lively kid whose story is both entertaining and thought-provoking, and Biggs'expressive pencil drawings add to the humor"--ALA Booklist


Publisher Marketing:

The hilarious chapter book series about an accidental rule breaker from Katherine Applegate--Newbery Medal winning and bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan, Crenshaw, and Wishtree--returns with a fresh new look from artist Brian Biggs and bonus material!

Roscoe loves to make noise and tap shoes make the best noise ever! But tap dancing? The big boys at his school say that's just for girls. Roscoe promised his friend Emma that he would tap in the school talent show with her. When the teasing starts, will he keep his word?

Roscoe and his comical misadventures will appeal to fans of Megan McDonald's Stink series; Nancy Krulik's George Brown, Class Clown series; Rebecca Elliott's Owl Diaries series; and Dan Gutman's My Weirder School series. This repackaged edition now includes Roscoe Riley's Time-Out Activities, featuring lists, games, and more.



Review Citations:
  • School Library Journal 06/01/2009 pg. 78 (EAN 9780061148897, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2009 pg. 357 (EAN 9780061148897, Paperback)

Contributor Bio:  Applegate, Katherine

Katherine Applegate is the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including The One and Only Ivan, The One and Only Bob, Crenshaw, Wishtree, the Endling series, the Roscoe Riley Rules chapter book series, and the Animorphs series, which she coauthored with her husband, Michael Grant. Katherine lives with her husband and their children in California. You can visit her online at www.katherineapplegate.com or visit www.theoneandonlyivan.com.



Contributor Bio:  Biggs, Brian

Everything Goes is a series of books written and illustrated by Brian Biggs. The first books in the series, Everything Goes: On Land and Everything Goes: In the Air, are a celebration of cars, trucks, motorcycles, planes, and other things that go!