Fall 2021

Why I Was Late for School Again

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Danny is always late for school. If he’s not stopped by pirates, then zombies chase him. He escapes from trolls only to be cornered by gruff billy goats. Good thing Danny has a quick imagination. He may be late for school, but he does get there! From one ridiculous adventure to the next, readers cheer on Danny as he faces the most extraordinary situations until all of his newfound friends come to school with him. When zombies meet teachers, you can bet there will be a hilarious ending. The droll humor and witty drawings will keep the most reluctant reader turning pages, eager to see what will happen next.

Format Your Price
978-1-939547-78-1
$12.74
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2021
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Publication Date 2021-08-03
Text Type Fiction—Humor
BISACS JUV035000, JUV051000, JUV019000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 6 x 8.25
Lexile 580
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Young readers will find this book’s silly antics, funny names, and wordplay uproarious . . . A must-have for collections serving young readers that will thrive as both a read-aloud or independent reading selection.”—starred, School Library Journal

Author: Dan Greenburg

Dan Greenburg has written 55 children's books, including The Zack Files which sold 2 million copies, was translated into 20 languages, and was turned into an Emmy-winning 52-episode TV series.

Illustrator: Deborah Zemke

Deborah Zemke grew up near Detroit, Michigan. She has written and illustrated many books for young readers. She currently lives in Columbia, Missouri. Learn more about Deborah at www.deborahzemke.com.

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Why I Was Late for School Again

Danny is always late for school. If he’s not stopped by pirates, then zombies chase him. He escapes from trolls only to be cornered by gruff billy goats. Good thing Danny has a quick imagination. He may be late for school, but he does get there! From one ridiculous adventure to the View available downloads →