Synopses & Reviews
"An entertaining first book, filled with the things that children love--silly rhymes and funny, likable characters." School Library Journal and#160; Eek! There's a mouse in the house! To get rid of it, a little girl invites a parade of animals into her home, including Cat, Dog, Sheep, Hog, and more.and#160;They alland#160;join in a merry, silly chase to catch the pesky rodent in a rhyming text with lighthearted illustrations.
"Rotten Ralph . . . is irresistible." Publishers Weekly
"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
"An entertaining first book, filled with the things that children love -- silly rhymes, and funny, likable characters." School Library Journal
Ralph, a very, very nasty cat, finally sees the error of his ways -- or does he?
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!
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.
Eek! There's a mouse in the house! Cat, Dog, Sheep, Hog, and more join a merry chase to catch the pesky rodent in a rhyming text with lighthearted illustrations.and#160; The hilarious antics come to life in this book and CD set.
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.