The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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Cartwheel Books, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction
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From the zany, bestselling series that has sold more than 200,000 copes comes a hilarious new picture book. If young readers thought the Teacher and the Principal from the Black Lagoon were scary, wait until they see the gym teacher! This third book explores a youngster's fear of meeting a new teacher . . . a gym teacher called Coach Kong!

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User Review  - Remy_Ferrell - LibraryThing

After reading The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, I immediately read The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon. I was intensely satisfied once again by the work of Mike Thaler. The book starts out with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ceklepper - LibraryThing

It is so common that older students tell younger students horrible things about their teacher. This is a good book to read to demonstrate that a teacher can turn out way better than they think. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Mike Thaler was born in Los Angeles, California in 1936. He started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults. A children's book editor saw one of these cartoons and encouraged Mike to try his hand at writing for children. His first attempt met with success, and The Magic Boy was published in 1961. The creator of the Letterman from PBS's Electric Company series, Mike Thaler has published over 130 children's books and is known by his fans as the Riddle King.

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