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Learn how to get your teacher ready for back to school…from the first dayl to graduation! The kids are in charge in this hilarious classroom adventure--from the creators of the New York Times bestseller How to Babysit a Grandpa.
This humorous new book in the beloved HOW TO . . . series takes readers through a fun and busy school year. Written in tongue-in-cheek instructional style, a class of adorable students gives tips and tricks for getting a teacher ready—for the first day of school, and all the events and milestones that will follow (picture day, holiday concert, the 100th day of school, field day!). And along the way, children will see that getting their teacher ready is really getting themselves ready. Filled with charming role-reversal humor, this is a playful and heartwarming celebration of teachers and students. A fun read-a-loud to prepare for first day jitters, back-to-school readiness or end of year celebrations..
The fun doesn't stop! Check out more HOW TO... picture books:
How to Babysit a Grandpa
How to Babysit a Grandma
How to Catch Santa
How to Get Your Teacher Ready
How to Raise a Mom
How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa
About the Author
JEAN REAGAN was born in Alabama but spent most of her childhood in Japan. She now lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. In the summers, they serve as backcountry volunteers in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. To learn more about Jean and her work, please visit JeanReagan.com.
LEE WILDISH has illustrated a number of children’s books, including Twosomes by Marilyn Singer on the Knopf list. To learn more about Lee and his work, please visit WildishIllustration.com.
Praise for HOW TO GET YOUR TEACHER READY
"A valuable lesson in empathy, internalized and paid forward." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Hopkinson’s moving epistolary text and Carpenter’s emotionally incisive flashbacks chronicle the evolving relationship between an impulsive second grader and her life-changing teacher." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
Praise for the HOW TO...series!
"Laugh-out-loud funny." —Kirkus Reviews (How to Raise a Mom)
"Funny hidden details." —Kirkus Reviews (How to Babysit a Grandpa)
"Touches of humor in each of the digitally rendered illustrations." —Kirkus Reviews (How to Surprise a Dad)
“A new hit this year is How to Catch Santa. . . . The picture book offers lighthearted tips on how kids can steal a glimpse of Mr. Elusive, aka Santa.” —USA Today (How to Catch Santa)