"The action is fast, the talk is lively, and the drawings get the classroom characters and the standoffs between friends and enemies just right." (Booklist)
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Sold by:||Penguin Group|
|File size:||3 MB|
|Age Range:||7 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Suzy taught in 5th and 6th grades at Shannon Elementary School in Richmond, California for 3 years, and 2nd and 3rd grades at Southwest Elementary School in Torrington, Connecticut for 24 years before retiring this past June. She now enjoys writing full-time and visiting schools and libraries. The couple share their home with two cats, Teeter and Hoag. They have two daughters, Jennifer and Emily, and four grandchildren: Jake, Kenna, Gabby and Saylor. A fifth grandchild is due in September, 2006. Suzy's mother just turned 96. She dedicated her most recent book, Horrible Harry Takes the Cake to her.
Suzy and Rufus enjoy attending UConn football and basketball games, and Suzy uses the UConn library as a reference for her writing facts.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
THIS IS A GOOD BOOK! IT'S ABOUT A BOY NAMED MARVIN HIGGINS WHO PICKS ON A GIRL HE CALLS 'LUCY PORCUPINE STINKER TINKER' AND 'MISS SCRATCHO.' LUCY GETS ANNOYED WITH HIS TEASING SO SHE TEASES HIM BACK TO GET EVEN. THEY BECOME FRIENDS WHEN THEY KNOW MORE ABOUT EACH OTHER. I RECCOMEND THIS BOOK FOR ALL THIRD GRADERS WHO LIKE TO READ.