Ms. Beard Is Weird!

Ms. Beard Is Weird!

By Dan Gutman; Jim Paillot (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Paperback, 9780062042095, 112pp.

Publication Date: June 2012


My Weirder School weirder than ever

A hot new reality show, The Real Teachers of Ella Mentry, is filming at school. Everybody wants to win the TV show's grand prize The weird director, Ms. Beard, tells the teachers and students to act normal. Yeah, like that's gonna happen.

About the Author
Dan Gutman is the New York Times bestselling author of the Genius Files series. He is also the author of the Baseball Card Adventure series, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world, and the My Weird School series, which has sold more than 9 million copies.

Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, Dan has received nineteen state book awards and ninety-two state book award nominations. He lives in New York City with his wife, Nina. You can visit him online at

Jim Paillot lives in Arizona (another weird place) with his weird wife and two weird children. Isn't that weird?

Praise For Ms. Beard Is Weird!

“A.J.’s peppy account, the teachers’ comical antics, plentiful hyperbolic humor, and cartoonlike illustrations make for an entertaining, fast-paced read that will draw series fans.”