Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble

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Albert Whitman and Company, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mr. Tanen and his ties are back! But now there's trouble. Mr. Tanen's school has run out of funds for the long-awaited playground. He needs to raise money--fast. But how? Then Mr. Tanen considers his tie collection as a moneymaker.

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User Review  - ghimbert - LibraryThing

This is a good story about giving back to the community and helping those who deserve it. The school raised money to build a playground but the school board used that money to take care of repairs at ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Lynnhurst School Principal Mr. Tanen is happy to be the first one back from winter break. He's also happy to see the rooms are painted and the heat and the refrigerator have been fixed. A call from ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Maryann Cocca-Leffler is the author-illustrator of numerous books for children, including Princess K.I.M and the Lie That Grew and Princess Kim and Too Much Truth. She grew up in Everett, Massachusetts, and majored in illustration at the Massachusetts College of Art. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, Eric, and two daughters. When not her studio working on a new book, you can find her digging in the flower garden or visiting a school near you!

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