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Co-authored with James Patterson

Pottymouth and Stoopid

David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Fast-forward to seventh grade: “Pottymouth” and “Stoopid” are still stuck with the names—and everyone in school, including the teachers and their principal, believe the labels are true.

So how do they go about changing everyone’s minds? By turning their misery into megastardom on TV, of course! Follow their roller-coaster journey from the ultimate losers to the biggest winners, with more than 100 hilarious illustrations in this signature Patterson and Grabenstein format. And this important story delivers more than just laughs—it shows that the worst bullying doesn’t have to be physical…and that things will get better.

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“I have one word for this book: SUPERWONDERRIFIC!”
—Jerry Spinelli, Newberry Medal-winning author of Maniac Magee and Stargirl
“This book is light and mighty. Funny and honest…. Pottymouth and Stoopid is really, really good.”
—Kwame Alexander, Newberry Medal-winning author of The Crossover

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