The Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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Scholastic Inc., Aug 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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An outrageously funny tale of how rumors can make a student create a monster out of any teacher!

Two popular books from the bestselling Black Lagoon series--TEACHER and LIBRARIAN--are now reissued with fun new covers! Join Hubie once again as he faces his comically horrific fears during his first day of school and his first trip to the school library. Featuring a fire-breathing teacher and a library where all the books are bolted to the shelves, these stories are sure to amuse and quell fears of new experiences at the same time!

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a fun book with a surprising ending. - Goodreads
I really liked the artwork in this book. - Goodreads
It's so silly and fun and the pictures are too funny. - Goodreads
Good illustrations, funny, and memorable. - Goodreads
I love the dramatic illustrations and so will students! - Goodreads
The illustrations are very well done. - Goodreads

Review: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #1)

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite book series! I love how the author uses events that students can relate to that may seem scary at first but always turn out alright such as being scared about who their new ... Read full review

Review: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (Black Lagoon #1)

User Review  - Nate - Goodreads

It's a great book. I loved the teacher monster. Read full review

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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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