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David Goes To School

Written & illustrated by David Shannon
Published by Blue Sky Press
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Aug 1, 1999
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A companion to the Caldecott Honor-winning classic No, David!by bestselling picture-book creator David Shannon! David’s teacher has her hands full. From running in the halls to chewing gum in class, David’s high-energy antics fill each schoolday with trouble – and are sure to bring a smile to even the best- bahaved reader. Amazon.com Review David, the out-of-control monster-child from David Shannon’s Caldecott Honor Book No, David! is back… and ready to disrupt the class. Shannon remembers the word “no” all too clearly from his childhood, and, as he says in his introduction, “It seems that kids haven’t changed much over the years, and neither have school rules, some of which date back even further than the invention of sneakers.” In David Goes to School, young David shows up late to class, goes wacko at the blackboard, chews gum in class, yells answers out of turn, pulls pigtails, stares out the window, cuts in line, has a food fight (“I don’t care who started it!” says the teacher), lingers at recess, and draws on his desk. Colorful, hilarious, childlike illustrations examine our strangely appealing demon-boy at eye level, which is especially disgusting as David stretches an enormous mass of bubble gum from his pointy-toothed maw. After an intense day of exuberant misbehaving, however, he stays after school and washes all the desks until they sparkle. The day ends with a gold star and a pat on the head… something that any child (or adult) would find satisfying. (Click to see a sample spread. Copyright 1999 by David Shannon. Courtesy of Scholastic, Inc.) (Ages 2 to 6) –Karin Snelson

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Who Wrote David Goes To School

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David Shannon

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 30 picture books, including <i>No, David!</i>, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and four more David picture books. Shannon’s bestsellers include <i>A Bad Case of Stripes</i>, <i>Duck on a Bike</i>, and <i>Too Many Toys!</i> His most recent book is <i>Bizzy Mizz Lizzie</i>. He lives in California with his family.

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ISBN:
9780590480871
Publication Date:
August 1, 1999
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0590480871

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