Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.

Roscoe Riley Rules #7

Roscoe Riley Rules #7 Cover

Roscoe Riley Rules #7

Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin

By Katherine Applegate; Brian Biggs (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Paperback, 9780061783708, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 2009


Roscoe Riley doesn't mean to break the ruless

Never Race a Ranaway Pumpkin

Pumpkin Contest

If Roscoe guesses the weight of a giant pumpkin, he'll be a winner Easy, right? But a little black cat keeps trying to cross his path Will the bad-luck kitty ruin Roscoe's chance to win?

Praise For Roscoe Riley Rules #7

“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.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Fun reads. Good choices for children transitioning from beginning readers to chapter books.”
-School Library Journal

“Roscoe is an appealing, lively kid whose story is both entertaining and thought-provoking.”