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Payback on Poplar Lane - (Poplar Kids) by Margaret Mincks (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 336

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Business, Careers, Occupations

Series Title: Poplar Kids

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Puffin Books

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Author: Margaret Mincks

Language: English

Street Date: January 8, 2019
TCIN: 53988004
UPC: 9780425290910
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-4350
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



ABC's "Shark Tank" meets "The Terrible Two" when a pair of sixth-grade entrepreneurs compete to become top mogul on their block in this series launch. "This is the funniest book I've read in years."--Chris Grabenstein, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series. 1/2.



Book Synopsis



This is the funniest book I've read in years.
--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series

Ways to Run (Ruin) a Successful Business:
1. Hire your neighbor as an (unpaid) intern.
2. Make them do all the work.
3. Take all the credit.
4. Bask in the glow of your achievements.
5. Completely underestimate your neighbor.
6. Do not expect payback.

ABC's Shark Tank meets The Terrible Two when a pair of sixth grade entrepreneurs compete to become top mogul on their block. Payback on Poplar Lane is a pitch-perfect comedy, destined to become a middle-grade classic.



Review Quotes




PRAISE FOR PAYBACK ON POPLAR LANE

"Payback on Poplar Lane should be rated 5 stars by The Funny Business Bureau. This is the funniest book I've read in years."
--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series.

"A comical yet compassionate story of two determined, quirky characters who misstep big time on the ladder to success."
--Lee Wardlaw, author of bestselling book, 101 Ways to Bug Your Parents

Charming and brilliant.
--The Reading Nook

Readers who enjoy realistic fiction and friendship stories will snatch this title off the shelf.
--School Library Connection

An entertaining read perfect for reluctant readers.
--School Library Journal



About the Author



Margaret Mincks grew up the second oldest of eight kids. When she wasn't swimming, acting, making up slightly disturbing songs, or filming B-movie parodies with siblings and friends, she was writing and illustrating stories. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she moved to Chicago to perform improvisational comedy with the iO Theater. She later worked at Spider, a literary magazine for six- to nine-year-olds, as an editor. Margaret has also written for children's nonfiction series like Ripley's Believe It or Not. She now lives in Florida with her husband, young daughter, and her Staffordshire bull terrier named Reesie.
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