Synopses & Reviews
A new trade release of the hugely popular book club series by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee. These fun-filled chapter books mix school, monsters, and common kid problems with hilarious results.
Oh, no! It's the class trip from the Black Lagoon. The kids have no idea where they're going but they imagine a day full of ferocious animals, maniacal monsters, and scary aerial acrobatics. And their teacher, mean Mrs. Green, is going to quiz them on everything! When the kids stop letting their imaginations run wild they soon realize that they're going to a very cool zoo. But that won't change the fact that there's never a dull moment in the Black Lagoon!
OH NO, it's the class trip from the Black Lagoon. The kids have no idea where they are going and imagine a doomed class trip full of ferocioius animals, maniacal monsters, and scary aerial acrobatics. It's any kid's nightmare---danger and homework everywhere. And there's your teacher, mean Mrs. Green---she's going to quiz you on everything! Don't worry because the kids stop letting their imaginations run wild and soon realize that they are going to a very cool zoo. There's never a dull moment in the Black Lagoon!
About the Author
Mike Thaler was born in Los Angeles in 1936. After moving to New York City, he started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults in 1960. A children's book editor saw one of these cartoons and encouraged Mike to write for children. Since then, Mike has written over 140 childrens books and has become known as Americas Riddle King.” Mike says that writing and riddles are a powerful way to stimulate a childs interest in learning and creating. He is an award-winning author and illustrator and has been called one of the most creative people in childrens literature.” Mike currently lives in Canby, Oregon.
Jared Lee has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers. He has received awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Martha Kinney Cooper Ohioana Library Association, the National Cartoonists Society, and others. He lives in Ohio with his wife and a menagerie of dogs, cats, ponies, ducks, and a few unknown creatures.