What a Day It Was at School!

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HarperCollins, Jul 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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(oh, dear!),
a field trip
a noisy mistake

a food fight,
the infirmary,
a visit,
show-and-tell . . .

What a funny, outrageous,
exciting, incredible, silly,
extraordinary day it was at school!

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User Review  - Taylor Railey - Goodreads

"What a Day it Was at School" by Jack Prelutsky is great for the classroom. The book consists of many different poems that all relate to different circumstances at school. I would recommend this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ms. B - Goodreads

Good book for National Poetry Month (April), start of the school year or anytime. Note to self: As I was reading this, I thought Jon Scieszka's poetry and view of school life sounds a lot like Jack Prelutsky's. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Jack Prelutsky has filled more than fifty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers The Wizard, Scranimals, and The New Kid on the Block. He is also the author of Be Glad Your Nose is on your Face, a collection of his most celebrated verses. He was named the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.

Doug Cushman was born in Springfield, Ohio and moved to Connecticut with his family when he was 15 years old. Cushman attended a private art school in Connecticut called the Paier School of Art. While in high school he created comic books, selling them to his classmates for a nickel a piece. He also drew a comic strip for the school newspaper. Since 1978 he has illustrated over 80 children's books, 14 of which he wrote himself. Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery is a Reading Rainbow book. Other awards include a notable trade book honor from the National Council of Teachers of English for King Karfu, a nomination for the 1998 Garden State Children's Book award for Aunt Eater's Mystery Christmas and the 1996 Rebuen Award for Magazine and Book Illustration sponsored by the National Cartoonists Society for King Karfu.

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