Synopses & Reviews
Young readers will find a lot of familiar faces and things in David L. Harrison's book of funny poems about school. Along the way they'll recognize the agony of tests, homework, cursive writing, and the mysteries of cafeteria food. Plus, there's Betsy Lewin's amusing illustrations that perfectly capture one silly trip through a day at school.
"A winner--to read aloud, pass around, and chortle over again."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
About the Author
David L. Harrison is the author of more than 70 books that have sold over 15 million copies. Pirates, also illustrated by Dan Burr, was placed on the Texas Bluebonnet Award 2010-2011 Master List. Harrison is the recipient of many awards, including the Christopher Award and the Missouri Librarian Association Literacy Award for the body of his work. He lives in Springfield, Missouri.Betsy Lewin has illustrated many books for children, including three by David L. Harrison: Somebody Catch My Homework, The Boy Who Counted Stars, and A Thousand Cousins. Booby Hatch was a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, which she wrote as well as illustrated. Betsy lives with her husband, illustrator and author Ted Lewin, in Brooklyn, New York.