Rot, the Cutest in the World!

Rot, the Cutest in the World!

A mutant potato learns that he?s pear-fect just the way he is in this bright, fun, and silly picture book from the creator of It Came in the Mail that will have kids collapsing in giggles (and rescuing the contents of the vegetable drawer). Rot is a mutant potato. Like most mutant potatoes, Rot loves all sorts of games and contests. So when he sees a sign for the ?Cutest in A mutant potato learns that he?s pear-fect just the way he is in this bright, fun, and silly picture book from ...

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Title:Rot, the Cutest in the World!
Author:Ben Clanton
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:Rot, the Cutest in the World!
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

Rot, the Cutest in the World! Reviews

  • Kristen
    Dec 25, 2017
    My daughter adores this book. I gave it to her for Christmas and it?s been the bedtime choice 3 days in a row since. It?s funny, the kind of funny that?s accessible even to perceptive preschoolers- unibrows & sly jokes about rear ends. ...
  • Jillian
    Jan 19, 2018
    I don't think I liked this book quite as much as I should have - I LOVED the "be yourself" message, because it was presented in such a positive way. But I think it definitely loses a lot of its....legitimacy? When you see the judges. So it's about being yourself, but also about knowing...
  • Cory
    Feb 09, 2018
    I started to give this four stars, and then thought "Who am I trying to kid! I loved this book!" Rot really is the cutest in the world. ...
  • Sarah
    Dec 21, 2017
    Two words: Potato butt. 'Nuf said. :) ...
  • Erin
    Feb 13, 2018
    I bought this for my son for Valentine's Day. I decided to read it without him lol. I loved the message that you should just be yourself. The artwork was very cute and I loved it when he said, "Then I showed them my best side." They showed a picture of his mutant potato rump. Totally a...
  • Meredith
    Jun 23, 2018
    Rot is a mutant potato. His love of contests -- and total lack of self-awareness -- prompts him to enter the Cutest in the World Contest, which he wins against all reason. My preschooler found this story hilarious. A rotten potato enters a cute contest and wins. What could be funni...
  • Tarryn
    Jan 16, 2018
    Read 1/16/18 ...
  • Heidi
    Feb 14, 2018
    I enjoyed most things about this book. Rot is a fun character who enjoys being himself, but when faced with a cute bunny, cuddly kitten, and peppy jellyfish he decides to try to be more. When that doesn't work out he struts out onto the stage as the one and only ROT THE CUTEST IN THE W...
  • Jana
    Feb 23, 2018
    This clever picture book has a great growth mindset message for young readers: beauty is in the eye of the beholder and you are your cutest when you?re being yourself. Rot, a mutant potato, loves games and contests. So when he finds out about a cuteness contest, he signs up right awa...
  • Ro
    Jan 05, 2018
    Rot has so much to offer readers. First up, honesty. Yes it?s okay to like to win, yes we all compare ourselves to others and yes we all have considered doing something we are not supposed to. Then there?s Rot?s joy of being who he is regardless of how he measured up to others. A...
  • Kristina Jean Lareau
    Sep 10, 2017
    OMG. Mutant potato butt cheeks. ::SWOON:: ...
  • Linda
    Jan 29, 2018
    It?s a must-share with every child. Hopefully, even teens will get the message. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and Rot, a mutant potato show us that well in Ben Clanton?s story. He?s a happy mutant potato and when he sees the sign for ?The Cutest In The World? contest...
  • Meredith
    Feb 14, 2018
    I'm not sure what exactly happened at that contest, but ... potato butt. My kids will love it. ...
  • Michele Knott
    Sep 27, 2017
    Funny and it has a good theme! ...
  • Anie
    Dec 28, 2017
    This had to be one of the funniest pictures books I saw all year. And the end message is loving yourself for who you are. ...
  • Great Books
    Jan 02, 2018
    Rot, an adorable rotting potato, decides to enter the Cutest in the World Contest. Our delightful spud loses his confidence though when he sees the other cute contestants. After trying to alter himself to be like the other participants, he decides to just be himself. Parents who are tr...
  • Amy
    Mar 02, 2018
    In the exploration of discovering who you are, children will giggle in delight with the hilarious adventure of a mutant potato, and his search to be the ?Cutest in the world.? When Rot learns that there is a ?Cutest in the world contest? he can?t wait to enter, after all,...
  • Sandy
    Jan 24, 2018
    Very funny read. Definitely reminds me of an "Elephant and Piggie" book in its humor and style, but it's an original story all its own. Rot, the potato, is unique and special. He loves to play in the mud, eat, and play games. One day, he decides to enter a "Cutest in the World" contest...
  • Becky B
    Jul 12, 2018
    Rot decides to enter as a contestant in the Cutest in the World contest. When he checks out the competition, he starts to second guess his chances and contemplates changing his look. But in the end, Rot decides to just be himself...with surprising results. This would be a good book ...
  • Erin *MinMex_Reads*
    Mar 29, 2018
    First off, most importantly, my kids (age 5 and 7) LOVE this book. At BN, I picked a pile of picture books with positive messages to read to my 5-year old daughter like Ada Twist Scientist, I am Enough, The Book of Mistakes.... She saw this on the shelf and brought it over. The goofy-l...
  • Maria
    Jun 05, 2018
    Rot is a mutant potato. Like any mutant potato, Rot loves mud, eating, contests, and so much more! When Rot sees a Cutest in the World contest, he cannot wait to enter. He is positive he will win, but then he sees his competition. Cute little creatures that are sure to beat him. But he...
  • Lydia
    Jul 12, 2018
    A mutated potato decides to enter a "Cutest in the World" contest. He will be up against stiff competition though with a baby bunny, a cuddly kitten and a jolly jellyfish all also in the running. They question his sanity, but what they should be questioning is who are the judges? Beaut...
  • Lisa
    Jan 16, 2018
    LMAO!!!!! Literally. I enjoyed this book so much that I posted on Facebook and Instagram. These pictures are cute and funny like a horror show. The story was tragic and hilarious. This would be fun as a storytime, with a fun craft. It can also be an important teaching moment as well. T...
  • Lauren Paulsen
    May 15, 2018
    Never before have I read a book where the main character is a mutant potato. But, that's what Rot is. One day he decides to enter a "Cutest in the world" contest. He's completely confident he'll win - until he sees the other contestants. Then Rot's insecurity makes him try to be someth...
  • Jennifer (JenIsNotaBookSnob)
    Mar 07, 2018
    I thought this was stinking adorable! It's one of those perspective sort of books, only more of a 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder' type. ...
  • Benjamin Elliott
    May 09, 2018
    Maybe I have an anti-potato bias. The message of the book is a good one. I feel like almost every story element was successful. I figured what the result was going to be (though it was not the only choice that could have been made), but the reveal of how we got there with the judges wo...
  • Viviane Elbee
    Feb 06, 2018
    This is a funny book that does a great job of showing the "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" message. Rot is a mutant potato, which is sure to appeal to some kids. Fans of bunnies, kittens and jellyfish might also like this book. Kids enjoyed it. It's appropriate for prescho...
  • My Book
    Jan 10, 2018
    This is one of our new favorites! Rot, a mutant potato, decides to enter a "Cutest in the World" contest against typically cute animals who are disgusted by him. He tries to become more like the other animals (much to their disgust) but eventually decides to be himself. My daughter ...
  • Tori
    Apr 16, 2018
    Rot loves winning contests! When he sees the "Cutest in the World" contest, he knows he's going to win! But when his competition is a fluffy bunny, a cute kitten, and a perky jellyfish, Rot has his doubts. He tries to be more like his opponents, but in the end, he decides to be himself...
  • RLL220_Amanda Alvarado
    May 09, 2018
    Rot, the Cutest in the World! is a must read for all ages! (preschool and up). This sends a beautiful message for children that no matter how you look like if you believe in yourself you can be anything you want. Teachers can use this book as teaching lesson to teach kids that we need ...