Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry G. AllardMiss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry G. Allard

Miss Nelson Is Missing!

byHarry G. AllardIllustratorJames Marshall

Paperback | August 1, 2003

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The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don't proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute Miss Viola Swamp appears on the scene, they start to regret their own wicked ways. James Marshall's scritchy, cartoonish full-color ink and wash illustrations are hilarious. A back-to-school perennial!
Harry Allard is the author of many hilarious books for children, including several Miss Nelson and Stupid Family titles, all illustrated by James Marshall. James Marshall (1942 - 1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular G...
Title:Miss Nelson Is Missing!Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.5 × 8.25 × 0.16 inPublished:August 1, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0395401461

ISBN - 13:9780395401460

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book as a kid I had a copy when I was a kid but my parents must have given it away. One day I was browsing through the bookstore and saw it on their table. I forgot how much I loved it as a kid! It was one of the best children's book!
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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute. "Rarely has the golden rule been so effectively interpreted for children".--Booklist. Full-color illustrations

Editorial Reviews

Rarely has the golden rule been so effectively interpreted for children." - Booklist, ALA"If all teachers looked as goofy as Mr. Marshall makes these two, the earth would never again have a truancy problem." - The New York Times "