A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To School...

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To School...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School...

First, some giant ants steal breakfast.

Then there are the evil ninjas, massive ape, mysterious mole people, giant blob, and countless other daunting (and astonishing) detours along the way to school. Are these excuses really why this student is late? Or is there another explanation that is even more outrageous than the rest? From Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud, the critically acclaimed author/illustrator team behind I Didn't Do My Homework Because . . . comes a fast-paced, actionpacked, laugh-out-loud story about finding the way to school despite the odds—and the unbelievable oddness!

From School Library Journal
K-Gr 2—The young hero of I Did Not Do My Homework Because…(Chronicle, 2014) is back, this time with inventive reasons why he was late for school. The fantastical tale has it all—giant ants that steal his breakfast, a ninja attack, an encounter with Yeti and Bigfoot, invading aliens, and many other unlikely escapades. A clever twist at the end involving a time machine and dinosaurs imparts unexpected credibility to the boy's story. The plot might be somewhat tenuous and the series of events seemingly random, but nonetheless are true to how a child's...

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