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Rotten Ralph Helps Out [With Hardcover Book] (Rotten Ralph)

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"Rotten Ralph is one cat who can make reading fun for kids. And he does!" —Marc Brown

Sarah needs a topic for her school project on ancient Egypt. Her rotten red cat, Ralph, thinks history is a bore. Only after he spoils a research trip to the library does Ralph decide to help. According to Sarah, the ancient Egyptians believed cats were wise and had special powers. And Ro

Audio CD, 47 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Live Oak Media (NY) (first published 2001)
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Erin Ramai
These books are published by Berryville Graphics and like the HarperCollins Publishers edition of Back to School for Rotten Ralph, the pages are glossy and the text larger. At school, Sarah is learning about Ancient Egypt. Ralph could care less and makes pancakes. Sarah informs him that the Egyptians made the very first pancakes. Then he burps after scarfing them down and Sarah says, "Ralph! Mind your manners! Thanks to the Egyptians, you are not a wild animal." Sarah asks Ralph to help her thin ...more
Naughty cats are beloved characters. Ralph is unusually large and human-like, and much worse than others.
Sarah is eager to share all of her new knowledge about the Egyptians with Ralph. He can thank them for pancakes and being a pet. They spend time together learning more in the library. He tries to build a pyramid out of library books much to the dismay of Sarah and the librarian. It is sealed with an Egyptian handshake that Ralph will be better.
Easy Reader entry in the series. Ralph, and the formerly trippy illustrations, are *much* too tame. I'm disappointed. This isn't any zingier than the Ramona Quimby books.
Dillon Wilson

Rotten Ralph was naughty! I liked this book! Sarah has a special cat. But she was still mad at Ralph at times.

Rotten Ralph is up to his tricks again, in this book where Sarah learns about Egyptian history. I read a re-issue with an attractive new cover.
Skylar Burris
From this children's book, I myself learned a great many facts about Egypt I did not previously know.
The story was cute, but I didn't care too much for the illustrations.
"I liked it because Rotten Ralph was funny."
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