How many excuses are there for not doing homework? Let us count the ways: Giant lizards invaded the neighborhood. Elves hid all the pencils. And then there was that problem with carnivorous plants…. The excuses go on and on, each more absurd than the next and escalating to hilarious heights. Featuring detail-rich illustrations by Benjamin Chaud, this book is guaranteed to amuse kids and their parents, not to mention anyone who has experienced a slacker student moment—and isn’t that everyone?
Benjamin Chaud is the author and illustrator of New York Times Notable Book The Bear’s Song, The Bear’s Sea Escape, and The Bear’s Surprise. He is also the illustrator of A Funny Thing Hap- pened on the Way to School …, The Truth About My Unbelievable School …, and I Didn’t Do My Homework Because …, for which there are 21 foreign editions to date. He lives in the South of France.