"This is the funniest book I've read in years."
--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series


Ways to Run (Ruin) a Successful Business:
1. Hire your neighbor as an (unpaid) intern.
2. Make them do all the work.
3. Take all the credit.
4. Bask in the glow of your achievements.
5. Completely underestimate your neighbor.
6. Do not expect payback.

ABC's Shark Tank meets The Terrible Two when a pair of sixth grade entrepreneurs compete to become top mogul on their block. Payback on Poplar Lane is a pitch-perfect comedy, destined to become a middle-grade classic.
PRAISE FOR PAYBACK ON POPLAR LANE

Payback on Poplar Lane should be rated 5 stars by The Funny Business Bureau. This is the funniest book I’ve read in years.”
—Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series.

“A comical yet compassionate story of two determined, quirky characters who misstep big time on the ladder to success.”
—Lee Wardlaw, author of bestselling book, 101 Ways to Bug Your Parents

"Charming and brilliant."
—The Reading Nook

"Readers who enjoy realistic fiction and friendship stories will snatch this title off the shelf." 
School Library Connection 

"An entertaining read perfect for reluctant readers." 
School Library Journal