Ryan T. Higgins, the author and illustrator behind the #1 New York Times bestselling We Don't Eat Our Classmates, brings his loveable T. rex back for an encore performance in We Will Rock Our Classmates. Higgins joins Books on Tap Live to discuss his new companion picture book and the dinosaur behind it. In this much anticipated follow-up, Penelope Rex likes to jam out on her guitar, but when it comes time to perform at the school talent show, she realizes it can be scary revealing who you truly are especially when it’s not what people expect.
The humor, sassy dialogue and funny surprises fans have come to expect from the creator of the Mother Bruce series continues to charm audiences while the book also explores the serious theme of self-acceptance. Young readers are bound to root for Penelope and to see themselves in her story. Higgins's signature deadpan visual comedy will delight children and adults alike in this lively, new read-aloud.
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Ryan T. Higgins is the author and illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling We Don't Eat Our Classmates; the New York Times bestselling Mother Bruce, which received the E. B. White Read Aloud Award and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor; Hotel Bruce; BE QUIET!; Bruce's Big Move; and others. He lives in Maine with his wife and kids and a menagerie of pets.
Emma Kantor is deputy children’s book editor at Publishers Weekly, co-editor of the Children’s Bookshelf and School & Library Spotlight newsletters, and host of PW KidsCast, a podcast featuring interviews with authors and illustrators.
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