About this book 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. You’ve played the game. Now read the legend of how it all began... Long ago, in an ancient and distant realm called the Kingdom of Backyard, there lived a warrior named ROCK. Meanwhile in the Empire of Mom’s Home Office, a second great warrior sought the glory of battle. And his name was PAPER. At the same time, in the Kitchen Realm, in the tiny village of Junk Drawer, lived a third warrior. They called her SCISSORS. These three were the strongest, smartest, and fastest in all the land. Time and again they beat the most fearsome opponents they could find: an apricot, a computer printer—even frozen, breaded, dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets! But when the warriors finally meet each other, the most epic round of battles begins . . . and never ends. That is why, to this day, children around the world honour these worthy adversaries by playing ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS!
Reviews from Around the World The dramatic effect of this book with legends, battles, and duels creates great excitement and enthusiasm in children reading this or listening to this book. Everyone knows how to play rock, paper scissors, but did they know the legend behind it? This book is sure to be a favorite of youngsters everywhere and will lead to many more games of rock paper scissors shoot as a result. — Marie, Goodreads