Synopses & Reviews
What really goes on at school! Funny poems and pictures explore the secret lives of school lunches, jungle gyms, pencils, and more.
This collection of poetry for beginning readers reveals what "really" goes on at school: a pencil is held hostage in a desk, the school gym has a headache, and the class goldfish wants to visit Mexico. Full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Kalli Dakos is known for her many books of poetry about school, including Don't Read This Book Whatever You Do: More Poems About School and If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School, both illustrated by G. Brian Karas. She is a reading specialist who regularly visits schools to teach poetry workshops. Ms. Dakos lives in Ontario, Canada.Mike Reeds pictures have appeared in Business Week and the Minneapolis Star Tribune as well as in childrens books. Mr. Reed lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.