There's No Place Like School

There's No Place Like School

Classroom Poems

By Jack Prelutsky; Jane Manning (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780060823382, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 2010


A day at school is: a. marvelousb. dreadfulc. sillyd. all of the above--and much, much more

From suspicious hot lunches (yuck ), to pop quizzes (oh, no ), to recess and best friends (hooray ), everything you love--and love to hate--about school is front and center in this collection of eighteen poems by thirteen celebrated poets. One thing's for certain: there's no place like school.

About the Author
Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.

Jane Manning is the illustrator of dozens of children's books, including the I Can Read! Books Baa-Choo! by Sarah Weeks and the New York Times bestselling The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches by Alice Low. She currently lives in Deep River, Connecticut.