This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Seatbelts, everyone! The Magic School Bus is back and ready to ride again. Professor Frizzle's kid sister Fiona might be the new teacher at Walkerville Elementary, but she's got the same old motto: take chances, make mistakes, and get messy! Carlos desperately wants a classroom pet and he's got the perfect idea-- a rat! But when Carlos can't stop sneezing, the class has to figure out what's going on, so they head straight to the source--his body!
Judy Katschke is a bestselling author and children’s television writer. She has written over 100 books for young readers, including chapter book series such as The Littlest Pet Shop, Marguerite Henry's Misty Inn, and Shopkins: Shoppies. Judy lives and works in New York City.