The Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic Inc., Aug 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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An outrageously funny tale of how rumors can make a student create a monster out of any teacher!

Two popular books from the bestselling Black Lagoon series--TEACHER and LIBRARIAN--are now reissued with fun new covers! Join Hubie once again as he faces his comically horrific fears during his first day of school and his first trip to the school library. Featuring a fire-breathing teacher and a library where all the books are bolted to the shelves, these stories are sure to amuse and quell fears of new experiences at the same time!

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

User Review  - Kristen Collins - Goodreads

This book is a crack up. I remember thinking horrible thoughts about how my teacher would be too. It's so silly and fun and the pictures are too funny. I love this book! Read full review

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

User Review  - Caitlin Labenz - Goodreads

The story of The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, is about this little boy who imagines his teacher that she is a huge dragon who will be so mean and eat them. He then finds out at the end of the book ... Read full review

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Mike Thaler was born in Los Angeles in 1936. After moving to New York City, he started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults in 1960. A children's book editor saw one of these cartoons and encouraged Mike to write for children. Since then, Mike has written over 140 children’s books and has become known as America’s “Riddle King.” Mike says that writing and riddles are a powerful way to stimulate a child’s interest in learning and creating. He is an award-winning author and illustrator and has been called “one of the most creative people in children’s literature.” Mike currently lives in Canby, Oregon.

Jared Lee has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers. He has received awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Martha Kinney Cooper Ohioana Library Association, the National Cartoonists Society, and others. He lives in Ohio with his wife and a menagerie of dogs, cats, ponies, ducks, and a few unknown creatures.

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