Rot, a mutant potato, enters a “Cutest in the World” contest but worries when he sees his competition.
While this book has a cute message of being yourself, the other contestants are not nice to him because he is different. This kind of behavior may encourage a little one to say something mean to someone who is different.
Ben Clanton is an author and illustrator whose books include It Came in the Mail, Something Extraordinary, Rex Wrecks It!, Mo’s Mustache, The Table Sets Itself, Vote for Me!, and Rot, the Cutest in the World. He lives with his wife and son in Seattle, Washington. Learn more at BenClanton.com.