Rotten Ralph’s owner, Sarah, is fed up with her red rascal’s behavior. Ralph is tired of Sarah trying to change him. He misses his cat family, which never made him alter a thing about himself. But in this gag- and guffaw-filled adventure for newly independent readers, the world’s favorite rotten red cat gets tripped up when he runs away for a journey down memory lane.
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“There’s plenty to enjoy in this droll, satisfying story . . . Expressive, wildly colorful illustrations amplify the humor. Another winner in the Rotten Ralph Rotten Readers series.” —Booklist
“Rot on, Ralph!” —Kirkus Reviews
Jack Gantos was raised in the town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and many other places, and now lives in Boston. In addition to his twenty Rotten Ralph books, he is also the author of the Joey Pigza series, the Jack Henry story collections, and two novels about Norvelt, including the Newbery Medal winner, Dead End in Norvelt.
Nicole Rubel has illustrated all the Rotten Ralph books as well as her own autobiographical novel, It’s Hot and Cold in Miami. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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