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* Featured Title * The Tyler Files #1: Smarty Pants! by Brian Rock

Friday, September 1, 2017
The Tyler Files, Smarty Pants, Brian Rock, Featured Title, On My Kindle Book Reviews
Tyler is a normal 5th grader, except for one little thing. His pants won’t stop talking! How will he make it through the day without becoming the school laughingstock? And how will Tyler survive his pants’ “off the cuff” remarks to the school bully (and to his secret crush?) With a little help from his best friend, Tyler gives a first-hand account of the mysterious, improbable and occasionally funny events that are so strange they can only be found in THE TYLER FILES.
Genre: Children, Fiction, Humor, Adventure, Mystery
Format: eBook
Publication Date: September 1, 2017
Series: The Tyler Files

The Tyler Files, Smarty Pants, Brian Rock, Featured Title

Q&A

What inspired you to write this book?
Storytelling time with my wife and daughter.
Which character in this book do you relate to the most? Why?
Paul. He has the best one liners.
Who are some of your favorite authors?
Mo Willems, Dav Pilkey, Jon Scieszka, Kate DiCamillo, Mac Barnet, Tom Angleberger, A.A. Milne, Kenn Nesbitt, Lana Krumwiede
What are you currently reading?
Franny K. Stein, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Mercy Watson, The Time Warp Trio
What do you enjoy doing when you are not reading or writing?
Playing and watching football, listening to, writing and reviewing music, watching my daughter swim, cooking
Is there anything else you'd like to tell us about the book?
THE TYLER FILES breaks new ground in the chapter book genre by adding interactive backmatter to the end of the story. Tyler poses questions to stimulate creative thinking in readers. He introduces and give examples of idioms related to the story. He gives 10 fun facts about pants, and even tells some jokes!

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About Brian Rock

Brian Rock, author. Image courtesy of Brian Rock.
Brian Rock is a children’s author and former school teacher who lives in Chesterfield, VA with his wife, daughter, Aussie-doodle and, of course, his many imaginary friends.

Brian’s pants have never actually talked to him; and any sounds coming from his pants are certainly not his fault!

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I'd like to thank Brian for reaching out to me and taking the time to answer my questions. I hope that I have the chance to review The Tyler Files #1: Smarty Pants in the future because it sounds awesome!

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