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The Cafeteria Lady from the Black Lagoon [NOOK Book]

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There's a new cafeteria lady at school. Her name is Wanda Belch. Rumour has it that she drives a garbage truck to school. Does Wanda really make a dish called "Roadkill Ravioli?" The students will soon find out!
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Overview

There's a new cafeteria lady at school. Her name is Wanda Belch. Rumour has it that she drives a garbage truck to school. Does Wanda really make a dish called "Roadkill Ravioli?" The students will soon find out!
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Tina Hudak
Imaginations run wild regarding the new cafeteria lady at school, from the car she drives to the lunches served. Following in the tradition of the "Black Lagoon" series, the style is a picture book format. Illustrations dominate the page with several lines of text below or above the pictures. Yet it is not for the typical picture book audience. The play-on-word technique is the main form of humor, using "key slime pie" and "mice-a-roni." Some of the humor is lost because of words in phrases like, "organic rats in her ratatouille..." or "sweaty socks in her moussaka." Adults may recognize this, but many young readers may miss the point. Unlike Pack 109 where the author clearly writes for a specific reading population and purpose, it appears this is written for the author's own amusement. The illustrations enhance the story with their spontaneous and zany qualities, giving the text that added dimension of silliness. Young readers who enjoyed the previous books will enjoy this one.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545375979
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2014
  • Series: Black Lagoon Adventures Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 361,345
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author


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.

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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