My Teacher Is A Monster! (no, I Am Not)

My Teacher Is A Monster! (no, I Am Not)

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A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.
Each page is filled with "monstrous" details that will have kids reading the story again and again. Peter Brown takes a universal and timeless theme, and adds his own humorous spin to create another winner of a picture book.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, ©2014
ISBN: 9780316070294
Branch Call Number: BROWN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations


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Jan 04, 2016

Reminded me of the time I met my math teacher working as a grocery clerk over the summer. Kids never realize that teachers are human until they meet them in their natural habitat!

Dec 22, 2014

Great book to discuss how we view people differently depending on our experiences with them. It made me think about my elementary school principal. Wow, she was scary!

Oct 25, 2014

Fun to read with a deep/silly voice for the dino/teacher. Has a positive message about teachers in the end.

ChristchurchKids Aug 25, 2014

My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)
by Peter Brown

Bobby and his teacher, Ms. Kirby, don't get along -- after all, Ms. Kirby is a mean, green, sharp-toothed monster! True, Bobby's behaviour isn't perfect, but are a few paper airplanes really a good reason for Ms. Kirby to stomp and roar and take away recess? Bobby doesn't think so. A chance encounter at the park, however, leads teacher and student to see each other differently. As they discover that paper airplanes are more fun outside the classroom, Ms. Kirby starts to look a lot less green and toothy. Fans of Mr. Tiger Goes Wild will welcome the return of Peter Brown's blocky, expressive art and pitch-perfect humour.

Picture books newsletter August 2014

aforr71 Aug 06, 2014

Teachers are always the way they are in school -- aren't they?
Bobby discovers the human side of his teacher in this cute, sweet story.

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