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Rulers of the Playground - by Joseph Kuefler (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • A funny, relatable story about how becoming "rulers" of the playground in the end is less fun than playing together and sharing.
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.2" x 11.3" Hardcover
  • 48 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Imagination & Play

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About the Book



One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom . . . Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics.



Book Synopsis



A funny, relatable story about how becoming "rulers" of the playground in the end is less fun than playing together and sharing. "A great choice for the beginning of the school year."*

This picture book about sharing, friendship, and kindness in a playground setting will remind you of favorites such as This Is Not My Hat from Jon Klassen and The Day the Crayons Quit from Drew Daywalt.

One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom. Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too.

A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics. Will hold the attention of preschool through second grade kids--whether they're leaders or followers, all kids navigate the world of the playground and will relate to the dynamics at play in Rulers of the Playground.

*School Library Journal



From the Back Cover



One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground.

Everyone pinkie promised to obey King Jonah's rules . . .

Everyone except for Lennox, because she wanted to rule the playground, too.

This hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics is gloriously rendered by author and illustrator Joseph Kuefler.



Review Quotes




"Children struggling with tyrants (or the impulse to dictate) will find both laughter and comfort in Kuefler's playground, full of recognizable experiences, faces, and feelings. Winning satire for the jungle-gym set." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"This readable title is sure to speak to bossy and not so bossy kids alike. A great choice for the beginning of the school year." -- School Library Journal

"A playful lesson in camaraderie and social etiquette." -- Booklist

Praise for BEYOND THE POND: "A witty, auspicious debut...[with] echoes of Jon Klassen and Wes Anderson." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for BEYOND THE POND: "[A] tale of transformation and wonder...reminiscent of Sendak's Max and his Wild Things." -- School Library Journal

Praise for BEYOND THE POND: "This lovely picture book is a tribute to imagination and the wonder in everyday spaces...will resonate with young readers -- Booklist


Dimensions (Overall): 10.2 Inches (H) x 11.3 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Imagination & Play
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Format: Hardcover
Author: Joseph Kuefler
Language: English
Street Date: April 18, 2017
TCIN: 51551416
UPC: 9780062424327
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-4604
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 11.3 inches width x 10.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.1 pounds
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