On My Way to School (Hardcover)

By Sarah Maizes, Michael Paraskevas (Illustrator)

Walker & Company, 9780802737007, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2014

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Description

Getting ready for school is the perfect time to procrastinate Whether she's an elephant at a waterhole, leader of an expedition to Mount Everest, or a star posing for paparazzi, Livi's imagination takes her on exciting adventures on her way to school. With stalling techniques as creative as this, it's a wonder she ever makes it to school at all Sarah Maizes and Michael Paraskevas create another funny, fresh book for every parent who wants to foster creativity in their family's everyday routines.



About the Author

SARAH MAIZES is a parenting humorist, freelance writer and the author of On My Way to the Bath--a Children's Book Council "Best Picture Book of 2012," and On My Way to Bed--a New York Times "Bookshelf" pick. She is a regular contributor to TODAY.com and HuffingtonPost.com and has appeared on the TODAY Show, CNN, and more. www.SarahMaizes.comMICHAEL PARASKEVAS is best known for creating Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon. In addition to On My Way to the Bath and On My Way to Bed, his illustrated books with Sarah Maizes, he has co-authored numerous children books with his mother, Betty. He divides his time between Southampton, New York, and Los Angeles. California. www.michaelparaskevas.com


Praise For On My Way to School

"Sure to be a crowd-pleaser in story times, classrooms, and laps everywhere." —School Library Journal, for On My Way to the Bath

"The precocious, emphatic narration and escalating back-and-forth between Livi and her mother will enliven any read-aloud. There are plenty of books on the shelf covering kids' reluctance to get into the bathtub, but Maizes, making an assured debut, and Paraskevas suggest there's room for one more." —Publishers Weekly, for On My Way to the Bath

"Readers will be thrilled with the ending." —Kirkus Reviews, for On My Way to the Bath

"The queen of stalling tactics in On My Way to the Bath returns to delay another daily ritual with imagination and pizzazz. Children will enjoy the humor in the pictures as much as the text. Adults will smile at this fun exaggeration of the familiar nighttime battle. Great for one-on-one or group sharing, this book is a solid purchase." —School Library Journal, for On My Way to Bed

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