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The Magic School Bus Meets the Rot Squad

The Magic School Bus Meets the Rot Squad

by Joanna Cole, Linda Beech Illustrated by Carolyn Bracken

Something's rotten in Ms. Frizzle's class! It's "Accidental Science Project" day. The kids have to bring in the moldiest things they can find in their refrigerators. Everybody agrees that mold is just disgusting! But when they go on a field trip inside a rotten log, they discover that all that dead-looking stuff is actually alive, and it's pretty neat after all. Join the class on their "rotten" adventure, and learn about how nature recycles through decomposition.

Designed to be accessible for younger readers, books in this series are easier to read and follow the plot of the popular PBS Magic School Bus television series, based on the original Magic School Bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen.

4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Number of Pages
Informational Text, Media Tie-Ins

About the Authors and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Joanna Cole Children's author Joanna Cole's work includes The Magic School Bus series.
Linda Beech
Carolyn Bracken Carolyn Bracken is a freelance artist who lives in McMinnville, Oregon.

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