The Principal from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic, Incorporated, Sep 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
30 Reviews
A bestselling Black Lagoon title--with an eye-catching new look for Trade!

It's another scary day at the Black Lagoon. . . .

Hubie has been sent to the principal's office, and he's scared! Does Mrs. Green really feed kids to the alligator she keeps in her office? Does she really keep kids locked in cages under her desk? Will Hubie be able to hear kids screaming for help from down the hall?

Anticipation turns a trip to the principal's office into a playfully frightening adventure!

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Review: The Principal from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #2)

User Review  - D Long - Goodreads

A case of mistaken identity. We all thought our teachers and principals were monsters. Fun read for anyone feeling nostalgic. Read full review

Review: The Principal from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #2)

User Review  - Rachel Solomin - Goodreads

I enjoyed the Spanish version of the book. The student's imaginings about the principal's rumored monstrous qualities plays nicely with a child's wild imaginings of danger, then resolves in a sweetly mischievous way. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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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