Happy 100th Day! (Hardcover)

By Susan Milord, Mary Newell DePalma (Illustrator)

Scholastic Press, 9780439882811, 37pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2011



Birthdays meet 100th Day in a school celebration unlike anything you've seen before!

Graham doesn't like school. He really doesn't like reading. And he's not impressed by his teacher's excitement about the 100th Day of School. The one thing he looks forward to? His class birthday party. But as the school year ticks by, he realizes his birthday will be the SAME DAY as 100th Day celebration! Will anyone remember Graham's special day?

This sweet and funny story by Susan Milord is accompanied by vibrant multimedia illustrations by Mary Newell DePalma -- each one incorporating 100 of some object for readers to count and find!

About the Author

Susan Milord is the author of numerous picture books, activity books, and collections of folktales, many of which were inspired by her love of nature and travel. She has also illustrated several of her own books. She lives in Rome, Italy, and Norwich, Vermont.

Mary Newell DePalma is an author and illustrator of children's books. Before Mary was a children's book author and illustrator, she knitted designer sweaters, interpreted for the deaf, and painted signs. Some of her hobbies include gardening, knitting, reading, and, of course, drawing! She has illustrated MY CHAIR, A GRAND OLD TREE, and THE NUTCRACKER DOLL for Arthur A. Levine Books. Mary lives in Boston with her husband and two children.