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This picture book follows the story of an eager cockroach and his family who hitch a ride to school — with hilarious results. For fans of I Don't Want to Be a Frog.
Everyone’s favorite cockroach from Your Birthday Was the Best! is back, and this time he’s going to school . . . and bringing his whole family along for the ride!
From show-and-tell to arts and crafts, this little stowaway can’t wait to try it all . . . and maybe become the new teachers' pet!
Charming, hilarious and just a tiny bit disgusting, this is a school tale with a twist.
About the Author
MAGGIE HUTCHINGS is a counselor, family-dispute mediator, writer and artist. She is the author of Unicorn!, Mermaid! and Dragon!, all published by Affirm Press, as well as Your Birthday Was the Best! She lives in Australia.
FELICITA SALA received Italy's Premio Andersen for her work illustrating many books for children, including Your Birthday Was the Best!; Green on Green by Dianne White; She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez; The Octopus Escapes by Maile Meloy; and Ode to an Onion by Alexandria Giardino. She lives in Rome, Italy.
"Perspective determines perception in this comic clash of human and roach viewpoints. . . . Another hilarious outing for the curious cockroach — and readers with strong stomachs." —Kirkus Reviews
"The kooky cockroach’s unwavering, happy-go-lucky obliviousness cannot be exterminated, and this picture book offers laughs along with a dose of gross." —Booklist