Lunch Money: And Other Poems About School

Paperback | August 1, 1998

byCarol Diggory ShieldsIllustratorPaul Meisel

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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.

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Hilarious book reports, jungle-gym gossip, unruly pledges of allegiance and the real rules of mathematics are just a few of the silly school-day adventures explored in Lunch Money and Other Poems About School by Carol Diggory Shields. This witty children's book combines great illustrations from Paul Meisel with the unique approaches th...

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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 laughi...

Carol Shields (1935-2003) is the author of The Stone Diaries, which won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Canada's Governor General's Award. Her other novels and short-story collections include The Republic of Love, Happenstance, Swann, The Orange Fish, Various Miracles, The Box Garden, a...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:August 1, 1998Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014055890X

ISBN - 13:9780140558906

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Hilarious book reports, jungle-gym gossip, unruly pledges of allegiance and the real rules of mathematics are just a few of the silly school-day adventures explored in Lunch Money and Other Poems About School by Carol Diggory Shields. This witty children's book combines great illustrations from Paul Meisel with the unique approaches that kids take to the English language.