Synopses & Reviews
The notorious Miss Swamp reappears at the Horace B. Smedley School to shape up the football team and help them to win at least one game. This time around she has a secret helper! The professionally narrated audio production features lively sound effects and original music. Track one includes page-turn signals; track two features an uninterrupted reading.
"Children of any age will relish the raucous carrying-on at what has to be the most gloriously awful school in the entire state of Texas." and#8212;Horn Book
For more than 60 years, children have been enjoying the story of Katy, the strong and sturdy tractor who single-handedly digs out her town after a storm buries it beneath a blanket of snow. Now, this classic tale is available in a book-and-CD set. Full color.
In this paperback edition of Katy and the Big Snow, complete with CD audio recording, Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.
In the third Miss Nelson book, the laugh track continues with this book and CD combo. This time, the notorious Miss Swamp returns to Horace B. Smedley School as coach to shape up the football team and help them to win at least one game...and she has a secret helper!
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.