Synopses & Reviews
Horrible Harry has always loved insects, especially digging in the dirt for them. And, recently, he's discovered a new favorite: earwigs! But when he tries to tell his friends about these critters, only Song Lee listens. So when Miss Mackle assigns groups in Room 3B to act out different fairy tales, Harry sees an opportunity to teach the class about his favorite bug. Will they think his play is hilarious...or horrible?
Horrible Harry has always loved insects, and heas recently discovered a new favorite: earwigs When he tries to share his passion for the creepy critters, though, no one but Song Lee will listen to him. So when Miss Mackle assigns the class to act out a fairy tale, Harry takes the opportunity to rewrite the classic aGoldilocks and the Three Bears.a And his version gets everyone in room 3B to pay attention to earwigs. But will the class think his play is hilarious . . . or horrible?
As an added bonus, the complete text of Harryas play is included in the back of the book, so readers can perform it, too.
Horrible Harry has a new favorite insect: earwigs. When Miss Mackle assigns groups in Room 3B to act out different fairy tales, Harry has a chance to teach the kids about his favorite bug. Will they think his play is hilarious--or horrible? Original.
About the Author
Suzy Kline, the author of nineteen previous Horrible Harry
books and four books about Song Lee,
lives in Willington Connecticut with her husband, Rufus. Suzy and Rufus have been married for thirty-eight years. They met in the state where they both grew up: California. Suzy grew up in Berkeley and Rufus in Sacramento. Suzy graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in European history. She met Rufus at the Davis campus while attending that campus for a year. They got married and lived in different places, including Canada, before settling into Connecticut, the state they now call home.
Suzy taught in 5th and 6th grades at Shannon Elementary School in Richmond, California for 3 years, and 2nd and 3rd grades at Southwest Elementary School in Torrington, Connecticut for 24 years before retiring this past June. She now enjoys writing full-time and visiting schools and libraries. The couple share their home with two cats, Teeter and Hoag. They have two daughters, Jennifer and Emily, and four grandchildren: Jake, Kenna, Gabby and Saylor. A fifth grandchild is due in September, 2006. Suzy's mother just turned 96. She dedicated her most recent book, Horrible Harry Takes the Cake to her.
Suzy and Rufus enjoy attending UConn football and basketball games, and Suzy uses the UConn library as a reference for her writing facts.