Synopses & Reviews
When Jessica's teacher tells everyone in class to find 100 things to bring to school for their 100th day, Jessica starts to worry. She wants to bring something really good. but what? andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Bandgt;100 marshmallows?andlt;/Bandgt; No, too sticky.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Bandgt;100 yo-yos?andlt;/Bandgt; Nah, that's silly. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; When Jessica reaches the 99th day, she andlt;Iandgt;reallyandlt;/Iandgt; starts to worry. She still doesn't know what to bring! Could the best collection of 100 things be right under her eyes?
"The first-grade teacher wants each student to collect 100 small things in honor of the 100th Day of school, which starts one girl worrying. 'This is a knowing and funny book that succeeds without patronizing its fretful heroine or sentimentalizing the supportive response of her family,' PW wrote. Ages 5-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Jessica worries about collecting 100 objects to take to class for the 100th day of school. Full color illustrations.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Margery Cuylerandlt;/bandgt; has written stories ever since she learned how to write. A children's book editor and author for more than twenty years, she now devotes most of her time to writing. Her many children's books include andlt;iandgt;100th Day Worries,andlt;/iandgt; illustrated by Arthur Howard, and andlt;iandgt;The Biggest, Best Snowman,andlt;/iandgt; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Margery lives with her family in Princeton, New Jersey, in a house that's said to be haunted by a ghost! Arthur Howard is the illustrator of andlt;iandgt;Goatilocks andlt;/iandgt;by Erica Perl, andlt;iandgt;Noodle andamp; Lou andlt;/iandgt;by Liz Garton Scanlon, and the Mr. Putter and Tabby series and Gooseberry Park books by Cynthia Rylant as well as his own picture books. He has also coauthored and illustrated many books of humor for adults and appeared for seven seasons in the PBS math-oriented production Square One Television. He lives in New York City.