The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors (Hardcover)

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By Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
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Staff Reviews

This origin story of the Rock Paper Scissor's game, by the author The Day the Crayons Quit, is an all time great read aloud. Young readers will be entertained and eager to hear the story again and again to be sure, but amidst all the clever fun and stellar illustrations lies an important lesson delivered subtly through the action of the characters. The real winner here is everyone, the book's readers young and old.

— From The Holiday Twenty


New York Times Bestseller 5 Starred Reviews

"Will have listeners in stitches." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." --Booklist (starred review)

"Demands bombastic, full-volume performances." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Perfect for a guffawing share with younger sibs or buddy read." --BCCB (starred review)

"The sort of story that makes children love to read." --School Library Journal (starred review)

From acclaimed, bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors.

"I couldn't stop laughing while reading this aloud to a group of kids," commented the founder of, Kari Ness Riedel.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062438898
ISBN-10: 0062438891
Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publication Date: April 4th, 2017
Pages: 48
Language: English