The Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic, Nov 1, 1989 - Humorous stories - 31 pages
22 Reviews
On the first day of school, a boy falls asleep and dreams that he is assigned to Mrs. Green's class. In his nightmare, Mrs. Green is a monster with a tail and smoke coming out of her nostrils. He is so happy when he awakes to see the real Mrs. Green that he gives her a hug.

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Review: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #1)

User Review  - Rachel Ferraro - Goodreads

This was a good book I really liked it. It is a good way to teach kids about dreams and that not all dreams are true and that all teachers are not like the one the boy dreams of in the book. Read full review

Review: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #1)

User Review  - Goodreads

This was a good book I really liked it. It is a good way to teach kids about dreams and that not all dreams are true and that all teachers are not like the one the boy dreams of in the book. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Known as America's Riddle King, Mike Thaler is the author of the popular Black Lagoon books and the Heaven and Mirth series. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and travels nationally, speaking in schools, libraries, and churches.

Jared Lee has been delighting young and old with his exuberant illustrations for more than thirty years. From magazines and national ad campaigns, to greeting cards and children's books, Jared's work has been enjoyed by millions. Jared is the illustrator of Mike Thaler's popular Teacher from the Black Lagoon series as well as numerous other picture books and beginning readers. In addition to his extensive publishing career, he runs a

company that sells T-shirts, mugs, and stationery dedicated to one of his loves -- horses. Jared lives in southwest Ohio with his wife, P. J., and a huge menagerie that includes horses, dogs, cats, ducks, and bluegills.

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