My Teacher Is A Monster! (no, I Am Not)

My Teacher Is A Monster! (no, I Am Not)

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Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316070294
0316070297
Branch Call Number: BROWN P
Bro
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.


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thatgirlkelly
Jan 04, 2016

Reminded me of the time I met my math teacher working as a grocery clerk over the summer. Kids never realize that teachers are human until they meet them in their natural habitat!

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camphmb
Dec 22, 2014

Great book to discuss how we view people differently depending on our experiences with them. It made me think about my elementary school principal. Wow, she was scary!

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libraryeee
Oct 25, 2014

Fun to read with a deep/silly voice for the dino/teacher. Has a positive message about teachers in the end.

ChristchurchKids Aug 25, 2014

My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)
by Peter Brown

Bobby and his teacher, Ms. Kirby, don't get along -- after all, Ms. Kirby is a mean, green, sharp-toothed monster! True, Bobby's behaviour isn't perfect, but are a few paper airplanes really a good reason for Ms. Kirby to stomp and roar and take away recess? Bobby doesn't think so. A chance encounter at the park, however, leads teacher and student to see each other differently. As they discover that paper airplanes are more fun outside the classroom, Ms. Kirby starts to look a lot less green and toothy. Fans of Mr. Tiger Goes Wild will welcome the return of Peter Brown's blocky, expressive art and pitch-perfect humour.

Picture books newsletter August 2014

aforr71 Aug 06, 2014

Teachers are always the way they are in school -- aren't they?
Bobby discovers the human side of his teacher in this cute, sweet story.

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