Once again, the irrepressible Rosy Cole is in BIG TROUBLE! When her teacher asks everyone to describe the most interesting member of their family, Rosy decides to write about the person she knows best: herself. She’s even found a book that tells her exactly what to do, complete with a checklist what every successful memoir needs, from “Talent, Tears, Turning Points” to “Overcoming Obstacles” and “Rising above Failure.” So what if her friends get angry and her family feels betrayed? The drama that results could turn her life into a dynamite story. But just what – or who – is about to explode?
This clever, hilarious spoof on memoir writing, complete with witty black-and-white drawings, is bursting with kid appeal wll have Rosy fans – old and new – laughing out loud.
Rosy Cole’s Memoir Explosion is a 2007 Bank Street – Best Children’s Book of the Year.