Billy and the Bad Teacher

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Picture Book Studio, 1992 - Teachers - 26 pages
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Billy is a perfect student who finds his new teacher a little unorthodox. He compiles a list of his faults. But when he makes a list of what a good teacher should do he finds the new teacher also does these things.

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User Review  - SJoachim - LibraryThing

Billy is a boy who does everything right, but his teacher is the opposite; this drove poor Billy crazy. Billy started making a list of all that his teacher did wrong, and what a teacher should do. He ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Now this is more like Clements' middle-grade school stories. Which means I liked it. And I didn't even predict the surprise ending! Read full review

About the author (1992)

Andrew Clements was born in Camden, New Jersey on May 7, 1949. He received a bachelor's degree in literature from Northwestern University and master's degree in teaching from National Louis University. Before becoming a full-time author, he taught in the public schools north of Chicago for seven years, was a singer-songwriter, and worked in publishing. He is well known for his picture book texts, but it was his middle school novel, Frindle, that was a breakthrough for his writing career. Frindle won numerous awards including the Georgia Children's Book Award, the Sasquatch Children's Book Award, the Massachusetts Children's Book Award, the Rhode Island Children's Book Award, and the Year 2000 Young Hoosier Book Award. His other works include The Landry News, The Janitor's Boy, No Talking, Things Not Seen, Things Hoped For, and Things That Are.

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