cover image The Blunder of the Rogues

The Blunder of the Rogues

Tim Egan. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), $5.95 (34pp) ISBN 978-0-618-25075-2

A noir story of four decent fellows (raccoon, walrus, gorilla and rat) gone wrong. Terrible bowlers all (in a league called the Rogues), they decide to form a gang instead. ""Egan shows how misdemeanors can escalate and how neophytes can be manipulated by experienced cons,"" wrote PW. Ages 4-8. (Aug.)