Synopses & Reviews
The three classic school stories. Accept no substitute.
More than forty years ago Violaand#160;Swamp slinked into Room 207 at Horace B. Smedley School and whipped Miss Nelson's terrible, rude, worst-class-in-the-whole-school students into shape. In the intervening generations since the publication of Missand#160;Nelson Is Missing!, millions of children have been fascinated by the legend of Miss Swamp.and#160;A diabolical creation from the minds ofand#160;Harry G. Allard and James Marshall, Miss Nelson's alter ego illuminates the folly of misbehavior through amazing featsand#160;of disguise. And she's never been more hilarious than now!
For the first timeand#160;ever, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, Miss Nelson Is Back, and Miss Nelson Has a Field Day are available in one volume.and#160;This comical, collectable treasury of stories isand#160;aand#160;must-have for teachers and their mischievous students everywhere.and#160;
Celebrate Clifford's 50th anniversary with this collection of classic stories! The eye-catching cover design will have red foil and matte and spot gloss.
Celebrate Clifford's 50th anniversary with this collection of six classic stories that were originally published beginning in 1963!
This book includes: Clifford the Big Red Dog, Clifford at the Circus, Clifford Gets a Job, Clifford Takes a Trip, Clifford's Good Deeds, and Clifford's Tricks.
Also included in the book is an original letter from Norman Bridwell to the reader, information about the creation of Clifford--including an image of Norman's 1962 painting that inspired the Clifford series, the story behind the real Emily Elizabeth, and more!
For the first timeand#160;ever Miss Nelson Is Missing!, Miss Nelson Is Back, and Miss Nelson Has a Field Day are available in one hilarious volume. This collectable treasury of stories with illustrations by the incomparable James Marshall isand#160;aand#160;must-have for teachers and their mischievous students everywhere.and#160;
About the Author
Harry Allard is the author of several hilarious books for children, including three books about Miss Nelson andandnbsp;four books about the Stupid family, all illustrated by James Marshall. He currently lives in Oaxaca, Mexico. James Marshall (1942and#8211;1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular George and Martha books. Before creating his canon of classic, hilarious childrenand#8217;s books, James Marshall played the viola, studied French, and received a masterand#8217;s degree from Trinity College. He also doodled. It was the doodles, and the unforgettable characters that emerged from them, that led him to his lifeand#8217;s work as one of the finest creators of childrenand#8217;s books of the twentieth century. In 2007, James Marshall was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children.