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List Price:
6 to 10
3 to 5
Trim Size:
7" x 10"
ISBN-13: 978-1-56397-520-2

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About the Book


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

Meet the Author

David L. Harrison

David L. Harrison has published ninety-three books including poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for young readers and educational books for teachers. He is poet laureate of Drury University and David Harrison Elementary School is named for him. His work has been anthologized in more than 185 books, translated into twelve languages, sandblasted into a library sidewalk, painted on a bookmobile, and presented on television, radio, podcast, and video stream. David has given keynote talks, college commencement addresses, and been featured at hundreds of conferences, workshops, literature festivals, and schools across America. He holds science degrees from Drury and Emory universities. Two universities have presented him with honorary doctorates of letters. Among dozens of awards, David’s poetry collection, Pirates, represented Missouri at the 2013 National Book Fair in Washington, D.C. The Society of Midland Authors honored his most recent book of poetry, Now You See Them, Now You Don’t, with its Children’s Nonfiction Literary Award for books published in 2016. David lives with his wife, Sandy, in Springfield, Missouri. See more at . His blog is .      

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Meet the Illustrator

Betsy Lewin

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.

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