Here are twenty-four hilarious poems about school, where all kinds of unexpected things happen. From an unusual pledge of allegiance and jungle gym gossip to recess rules and the rules of addition, Carol Diggory Shields captures the experiences of schoolgoers with wit and verve. This rollicking collection is sure to keep readers laughing until summer vacation. ?A frisky collection….Kids will greet Athe poems? with enthusiasm.? ?School Library JournalCarol Diggory Shields and Paul Meisel also collaborated on I Am Really a Princess (Dutton and Puffin) and I Wish My Brother Was a Dog (Dutton). Carol Diggory Shields lives in Salinas, California. Paul Meisel lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
Get the news you want from Penguin Random House
About Carol Diggory Shields
Carol Diggory Shields is the author of popular collections of poetry for young readers, including Lunch Money and Almost Late to School. A former children’s librarian and storyteller, she lives in Salinas, California.
Published by Puffin Books Aug 01, 1998| 40 Pages| 8-3/8 x 10-1/4| 3-7 years| ISBN 9780140558906