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The Capybara Conspiracy

The Capybara Conspiracy by Erica S. Perl
Oct 11, 2016 | 192 Pages
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“Humorous and cleverly constructed, this deserves a ‘hoof five.'” —Kirkus Reviews 

“A delightful read that begs to be performed aloud.” —School Library Journal

“Perl’s novel zips along thanks to all the back-and-forth dialogue, and is well suited to be performed. An amusing tale.” —Publishers Weekly

“Funny, smart, fresh, and furry, The Capybara Conspiracy cracked me up. Move over, Macbeth. There’s a new play in town, and it’s funny! Plus, it’s got a 170-pound rodent. So put that in your beard, Mr. Bard!” —Andrea Beaty, bestselling author of Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer

“A hilarious novel, written in play form, that is sure to inspire young actors, directors, and playwrights everywhere. Encore!” —Victoria Jamieson, author and illustrator of the Newbery Honor Book Roller Girl

“Makes a perfect classroom read-aloud or play. This fun, funny book that tackles meaningful issues in a creative way is a pure delight!” —Donna Gephart, award-winning author of Lily and Dunkin and Death by Toilet Paper

“A rallying cry for every artsy kid out there.” —Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of The Lunch Lady series

“A hilarious story celebrating our differences and the common threads that unite us. From its opening line to the final curtain call, this laugh-out-loud comedy full of clever characters and quirky drama had me hooked! Two hooves up!” —Jess Keating, author of Pink Is for Blobfish and How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied

“The most hilarious and innovative read a young reader could hope to find. It’s a book, it’s a play, it’s a page-turning riot.” —Ned Rust, author of Patrick Griffin’s Last Breakfast on Earth

“An incredibly original, extremely clever, very funny book.  And there’s a capybara in it.  What more could you possibly ask for?” —Stuart Gibbs, author of the Spy School, FunJungle and Moon Base Alpha series.

“A fresh, fun novel! It’s a quirky story, told in three acts that absolutely beg to be shared out loud. Kids are going to have so much fun with this one!” —Kate Messner, author of All the Answers and The Seventh Wish

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