The Christmas Party from the Black Lagoon

Series: Black Lagoon Adventures

by Mike Thaler, Illustrated By Jared Lee


Scholastic Paperbacks
April 2014


Fiction
Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5

Lexile measure: 690L

DRA: 30

Guided Reading: N

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At the class Christmas party, everyone has to exchange gifts. Doesn't sound too bad, right? Well Hubie has to get one for a girl! And he hasn't even saved up three dollars. What is he going to do? Time is ticking away. And remember, if you mess up, Santa Claws is coming to town--for you!
Jared Lee

Jared Lee has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers. He has received awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Martha Kinney Cooper Ohioana Library Association, the National Cartoonists Society, and others. He lives in Ohio with his wife and a menagerie of dogs, cats, ponies, ducks, and a few unknown creatures.
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Mike Thaler

Mike Thaler was born in Los Angeles in 1936. After moving to New York City, he started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults in 1960. A children's book editor saw one of these cartoons and encouraged Mike to write for children. Since then, Mike has written over 140 children's books and has become known as America's "Riddle King." Mike says that writing and riddles are a powerful way to stimulate a child's interest in learning and creating. He is an award-winning author and illustrator and has been called "one of the most creative people in children's literature." Mike currently lives in Canby, Oregon.

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ISBN: 9780545375818

64pp. | 5-¼ x 7-⅝