Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary, Intermediate
Author: Drew Daywalt
Illustrator: Adam Rex
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Rock, who lives in the Kingdom of Backyard, Paper, from the Empire of Mom’s Home Office, and Scissors, from the Kitchen Realm, have defeated every foe in their lands and seek worthy opponents. First, Rock discovers scissors and defeats her, then Paper confronts Rock and defeats him, then Scissors faces Paper and defeats him. These heroic and fierce warriors are forever engaged in a three-way battle even to this day.
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors enlightens us on the origin of the epic game. This outstanding epic of the game Rock, Paper, Scissors is suited for all ages. The incredible illustrations keep the reader engaged throughout this funny and silly story. The vocabulary is suited for middle-grade and elementary students, but is creative enough to be enjoyable even for adults. This book has a theme similar to a medieval story and has illustrations relatable to an epic battle scene. This is a wonderful book that will enthrall the reader.