Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

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Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

By Tom Angleberger

Amulet Books, Hardcover, 9781419709333, 205pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

Description
The final Origami Yoda case file from the kids at McQuarrie Middle School
After successfully fighting to save their field trip in"Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue ," Tommy and the gang prepare for a well-earned day of fun and adventure in Washington, DC . . . but of course it won t be that easy This trip to the nation's capital will be full of shifting alliances and betrayals, carsickness and sugar rushes. Trouble starts even before the buses leave school, when Principal Rabbski decrees the field trip an origami-free zone. Dwight secretly folds a Yoda from a Fruit Roll-Up, but will Fruitigami Yoda be a match for Harvey's sour, hate-filled pickle of darkness? Astronaut ice cream, a supersonic plane, a Johnny Appleseed sighting, and a near arrest are just some of the clues in the sweetest, stookiest, biggest, craziest Origami Yoda case file yet.
This is the final case file in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side"," "showcasing his proven knack for authentically capturing the intrigues, fads, and dramas of middle school in a satisfying tale of friendship and just resistance to authority ("Kirkus Reviews," starred review).


About the Author
Tom Angleberger ("Rise of the RoboShoes ") began writing his first novel in eighth grade, but never completed it. Since then, he s been a newspaper reporter and columnist, a juggler, a weed boy, a lawn-mower-part assembler, and a biology research assistant. This bestselling author insists he s not really all that creative "I m more of a puzzle-putter-together."

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