Synopses & Reviews
Welcome to the Rotten School. We are proud of our school, founded 100 years ago by I. B. Rotten. If you follow the rules, we know your time here will be happy. RULE NUMBER ONE: Watch out for Bernie Bridges. Bernie is trouble!
That is my important message. Enjoy your stay. I know that after a short while, you will all truly deserve the name Rotten Students.
Headmaster Upchuck -----------------------------
Today we're having the world's grossest pie-eating contest! My ROTTEN HOUSE buddies against the wimps at NYCE HOUSE. Who can eat 25 blueberry pies? Will it get ugly? Who will barf first? Will we win? Dudes, Bernie B. doesn't know the word lose. Ready, set, EAT PIE!
The "New York Times" bestselling author begins a new chapter-book series set in a rotten boarding school, where Bernie Bridges competes at everything with super-rich Sherman Oaks and the rest of the Nyce House goodie-goodies. Illustrations.
About the Author
Robert Lawrence Stine started writing when he was nine years old, writing joke books for his friends at school — and hes been writing ever since. He has always loved to write funny stuff and make kids laugh. For ten years, he was editor of a humor magazine called Bananas
. Later he was head writer for a funny Nickelodeon TV show, Eurekas Castle. In 1992 R.L. wrote his first Goosebumps
book, Welcome to Dead House he wrote 87 Goosebumps
titles, which were funny and scary at the same time. The books sold over 250 million copies and led to the hit TV show on Fox Kids Television and lots of bestselling DVDs and videos. R.L. also wrote the story for the cool 4-D movie thats showing at Busch Gardens and Sea World called R.L. Stines Haunted Lighthouse.
R.L. Stine is proudest of the millions of kids who have learned to love reading through his books. His other series include Fear Street, The Nightmare Room, and Mostly Ghostly. R.L. likes to travel, visit schools, and talk about reading. He set up writing workshops in several schools in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio. He even traveled to Russia with First Lady Laura Bush to talk to Russian kids in schools about books and reading.
R.L. Stine has won numerous awards and honors, including several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and Disney AdventuresKids' Choice Awards, and he has been selected by kids as one of their favorite authors in the National Education Association Read Across America.
R.L. Stine lives in NYC with his wife Jane. Their son Matt Stine and nephew Cody Stine (along with friend Liz Weinberg) wrote and performed the official Rah Rah Rotten School" song. This year R.L. will be traveling around the country, meeting and talking to kids about the Rotten Schoolbooks in schools and bookstores. To find out where you can see him, check out www.rlstine.com- and look for places near your hometown.
Rotten Schoolis R.L. Stine's latest creation a hilarious new chapter book series for middle-grade readers.