The School Nurse from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
33 Reviews
Her name is Miss Hearse the Nurse, and she dresses all in black. You won't go to see her unless you're really sick. No wonder the wary young hero of this fourth Black Lagoon novel is terrified of meeting the new school nurse--who, of course, turns out to be the nicest, prettiest school nurse in the world!

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Review: The School Nurse from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #4)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

The pictures are chock full of colorful details making this exciting to see as well as read. There were just a few words we had to sound out, like vaccination, but that made it perfect for Jackson. I ... Read full review

Review: The School Nurse from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #4)

User Review  - Sherry Thornberry - Goodreads

I really enjoy the black lagoon books. Kids have very real insecurities when they go to school about who they will meet and whole will care for them with their parents not around. Mike Thaler always ... Read full review

About the author (1995)

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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