Wendell and Floyd have a problem. Hard as they try, they can't seem to get to school on time. So one morning Wendell comes up with a solution--a shortcut so secret that only he knows about it. At first, Wendell's shortcut is simple enough. But soon both boys are lost in a wild jungle full of quicksand, monkeys, and crocodiles! Who would have thought that getting to school could be such an adventure.
Mark Teague is the internationally bestselling illustrator (and author) of more than 50 books for children. His numerous awards and honors include the Book Sense Book of the Year Award and the Christopher Medal. He has illustrated 12 full-size books and 11 board books in the widely successful How Do Dinosaurs...? series. He is the author of the popular Dear Mrs. LaRue
, and Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries
. He lives in New York State.