The Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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On the first day of school, a boy falls asleep and dreams that he is assigned to Mrs. Green's class. In his nightmare, Mrs. Green is a monster with a tail and smoke coming out of her nostrils. He is so happy when he awakes to see the real Mrs. Green that he gives her a hug.

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User Review  - Remy_Ferrell - LibraryThing

"The Teacher from the Black Lagoon" is one of the classic books from the early 21st century and I never read it until now. The story is simple to follow, a boy arrives to school for the first time and ... Read full review

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User Review  - smvega - LibraryThing

It's the first day of school and Mrs. Green is known to be a real mean teacher. A kid falls asleep in her class and he has wild dreams of her being a lizard and eating students. When the bell rings ... 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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