This charming chapter book will have youngsters rooting for one of the world's most reviled creatures. Meet Maybelle, a plump cockroach who hopes to - just once - taste food before it falls to the floor. Against the advice of faithful friend Henry the flea, Maybelle decides to follow her dream. But the people in her household are hosting a dinner party for very important guests, and the last thing anyone expects is a cockroach in the soup.
©2007 Katie Speck; (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC