Miss Nelson Is Missing! (Hardcover)

By Harry G. Allard, James Marshall (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780395252963, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 9, 1977

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Description

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.



Praise For Miss Nelson Is Missing!

"Rarely has the golden rule been so effectively interpreted for children." Booklist, ALA

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