MY SCHOOL'S A ZOO!
Stu Smith, , illus. by David Catrow. . HarperCollins, $15.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-06-028510-4
In an over-the-top and yet familiar romp, a schoolboy narrator wakes up the day after a field trip to the zoo and becomes convinced that everyone familiar has been replaced with an obnoxious animal. His baby sister, now a furry quadruped, eats his homework; the school nurse, a vampire bat, hangs upside-down in her office (the sign next to her reads "Please give blood today"). "There were starfish on my papers,/ and a beaver cleaned the boards," writes Smith (
Reviewed on: 06/28/2004
Hardcover - 40 pages - 978-0-06-443588-8
Library Binding - 40 pages - 978-0-06-028511-1