Buying Options

Kindle Price: $5.99

Save $4.00 (40%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

You've subscribed to ! We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available. When new books are released, we'll charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the pre-order period.
Update your device or payment method, cancel individual pre-orders or your subscription at
Your Memberships & Subscriptions

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group.Learn more

Buying and sending eBooks to others

Select quantity
Buy and send eBooks
Recipients can read on any device

Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time.  Learn more

These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold.

Quantity: 
This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera - scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Enter your mobile phone or email address

Processing your request...

By pressing "Send link," you agree to Amazon's Conditions of Use.

You consent to receive an automated text message from or on behalf of Amazon about the Kindle App at your mobile number above. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message & data rates may apply.

Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
Who Would Win?: Battle Royale by [Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Who Would Win?: Battle Royale Kindle Edition

4.8 out of 5 stars 1,544 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$5.99

Audible Holiday Deal
Join Audible Premium Plus for 60% off. Only $5.95 a month for the first 3 months. Get this deal

Books In This Series (28 Books)
Create your FREE Amazon Business account to save up to 10% with Business-only prices and free shipping.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0754KRN4S
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Scholastic Inc.; Illustrated edition (February 27, 2018)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 27, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 43639 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Not enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 160 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 1,544 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.
Brief content visible, double tap to read full content.
Full content visible, double tap to read brief content.

My full name is Gerard Larry Pallotta but my mom always called me "Jerry". I was born on March 26, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts. My mom's name is Mary, and she came from a family of ten children. My dad's name is Joe, and he came from a family of five children. My grandparents were immigrants of Italian descent. I have the nicest parents in the world. They were always unselfish and ready to help me. I have four brothers and two sisters: Joey, David, Andrew, Danny, Cindy and Mickey. I have seventy-two first cousins. When I was growing up, there were...KIDS EVERYWHERE!

My family moved to Medford, Massachusetts when I was young. I went to elementary school at Mt. Trinity Academy, not far from where my publisher is located in Watertown, Massachusetts. I never wrote a book in elementary school, and we never kept journals. In the neighborhood where I grew up, almost every family had seven to nine children. I guess that you could say that there were...KIDS EVERYWHERE!

I went to high school at Boston College High School, a Jesuit all-boys school in downtown Boston. The priests and other teachers were really wonderful. I played football and ran track. I had a great high school experience and I think later it made my studies in college much easier. My sons Neil and Eric graduated from Boston College High School in 2001 and 2003. Neil was named after a teacher I had, Fr. Neil Callahan, S.J. I never wrote a book in high school, and I never wrote for the school newspaper. I was too shy and was afraid of what other kids would think.

After high school I went to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. I majored in business, a subject that would help me later in life when I decided to publish my first book. At Georgetown, I met my wife, Linda. In college I was an average student and was captain of the Georgetown University Rugby Team. I never wrote for the college newspaper, and I never imagined writing books. A couple of years later, Linda and I got married and I started to work at an insurance company in Boston. During the first six years of being married, we had four kids. It seemed like there were...KIDS EVERYWHERE!

Today, we sometimes spend time with my 31 nieces and nephews...again...KIDS EVERYWHERE!

I learned valuable skills while talking to people, selling insurance and collecting money. When I came home from work, Linda would ask me to "read to the kids!" I loved reading to my kids and I learned to appreciate children's books. The first few books that we bought were alphabet books and counting books. "A" was always for Apple and "Z" was always for Zebra. One day I decided, "Hey, I can do this!" I had an idea. I would write an alphabet book about the Atlantic Ocean. I spent every summer at Peggotty Beach in Scituate, Massachusetts. I have great memories of lobstering, fishing, mossing, clamming and rowing in my dory.

I wrote my first book in 1985 when I was 32 years old. I came up with the idea, wrote it, designed it, researched it, edited it and my cousin illustrated it. I published it myself under the name of Peggotty Beach Books. What fun! It was first printed on July 7, 1986. I'll never forget that day. The book eventually became the #1 best-selling book at the New England Aquarium. I was afraid that only my mother would like it. Teachers and kids told me they really liked my book.

While speaking in schools, teachers also told me they were looking for simple non-fiction nature books. It gave me the confidence to write more. My next book, "The Icky Bug Alphabet Book", has sold more than 1 million copies. My third book, "The Bird Alphabet Book" was voted one of the best books of the year by Birders World Magazine. I now have over twenty alphabet books, more than twenty math books, also the Icky Bug books, a holiday series, a U.S. Military series, Who Would Win? books, a biography and a few stories. My goal has always been to write interesting, fact-filled, fun to read, beautifully illustrated color children's books. Thank you to all my illustrators: Ralph Masiello, Frank Mazzola, Jr., Rob Bolster, Edgar Stewart, Leslie Evans, Mark Astrella, David Biedrzycki, Bonnie Gee, Shennen Bersani, Tom Leonard and Howard McWilliam. I now visit more than 150 schools per year. Guess what? There are still...KIDS EVERYWHERE!

I love writing books and I love visiting schools all over the United States. I think I have the best job in the world!

Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
4.8 out of 5
1,544 global ratings

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on March 21, 2018
Verified Purchase
9 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2018
Verified Purchase
7 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 15, 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on September 23, 2020
Verified Purchase
Customer image
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series
By Pop Tart on September 23, 2020
We love this series! I love that there are five stories in one book and the facts and pictures are very interesting and engaging.
Images in this review
Customer image
Customer image
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on December 13, 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2018
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Report abuse

Top reviews from other countries

Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Educational and fun
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 17, 2020
Verified Purchase
Pria
5.0 out of 5 stars 7 year old
Reviewed in Canada on February 23, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Eric Hedberg
5.0 out of 5 stars Now I know
Reviewed in Canada on December 9, 2018
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Vijay Karthik
5.0 out of 5 stars Very informative and engaging
Reviewed in India on July 14, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Roadrunner
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome book
Reviewed in Canada on June 28, 2020
Verified Purchase