Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Review: The Big Blueberry Barf-Off! (Rotten School #1) by R.L. Stine

162225Title: The Big Blueberry Barf-Off (Rotten School #1)
Author: R.L. Stine
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published: April 14, 2009
Pages: 133
Genre: Children Ages 8 on up
Review: Paperback from library
Buy Links: Amazon, 

Important Message!

Welcome to the Rotten School. We are proud of our school, founded 100 years ago by I. B. Rotten. If you follow the rules, we know your time here will be happy. RULE NUMBER ONE: Watch out for Bernie Bridges. Bernie is trouble!

That is my important message. Enjoy your stay. I know that after a short while, you will all truly deserve the name Rotten Students.

Headmaster Upchuck


Today we're having the world's grossest pie-eating contest! My ROTTEN HOUSE buddies against the wimps at NYCE HOUSE. Who can eat 25 blueberry pies? Will it get ugly? Who will barf first? Will we win? Dudes, Bernie B. doesn't know the word lose. Ready, set, EAT PIE!

Bernie Bridges

So we finished a Goosebumps book by this author and as I was looking around in the library I noticed this book. When I noticed it was by R.L. Stine I was surprised as I didn't know he made a series called Rotten School. K seemed to really enjoy this book as we are introduced to Rotten School, and some of the characters in it. Just so you know the names are not normal names like James and Sally. No it is more like Beast and April-May-June weird names but they go perfect with the story.  One of them is Bernie B. He is always scheming and when he notices that Sherman from the Nyce House has a cool new watch he will stop at nothing to get it. 
There was one part of the book that of course dealt with the blueberry pies and K was going "oh that is gross oh no" just over and over I knew then he was enjoying the book and the world that this author created. 
The chapters are short and the pictures that are within the story are pretty funny which I think will keep the kids entertained with reading. 
Now the story isn't haha clean funny but  more haha gross funny which with K being a boy he liked it.
I do plan on getting book two and seeing if K will enjoy that one as well. 
I will say this book may be for 7 years old and up but that just depends on your child and you. 

R.L. Stine
Robert Lawrence Stine known as R. L. Stine and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American novelist and writer, well known for targeting younger audiences. Stine, who is often called the Stephen King of children's literature, is the author of dozens of popular horror fiction novellas, including the books in the Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room and Fear Street series.
R. L. Stine began his writing career when he was nine years old, and today he has achieved the position of the bestselling children's author in history. In the early 1990s, Stine was catapulted to fame when he wrote the unprecedented, bestselling Goosebumps® series, which sold more than 250 million copies and became a worldwide multimedia phenomenon. His other major series, Fear Street, has over 80 million copies sold.
Stine has received numerous awards of recognition, including several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and Disney Adventures Kids' Choice Awards, and he has been selected by kids as one of their favorite authors in the NEA's Read Across America program. He lives in New York, NY. 

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