Childrens book about a mean substitute teacher

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childrens book about a mean substitute teacher

Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry Allard

The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school.

So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute Miss Viola Swamp appears on the scene, they start to regret their own wicked ways. James Marshall’s scritchy, cartoonish full-color ink and wash illustrations are hilarious. A back-to-school perennial!
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Miss Nelson Is Missing!

There's some kids in school. It's unclear how old they are because of the stylized art. They could be anywhere between five and fourteen, for all I can tell. But their class has "story hour", so they're probably younger, like first or second grade in you didn't really assign homework to kindergartners. The children in the class are acting up. They're throwing paper planes and such, and the teacher, the titular Miss Nelson, can't get them to calm down by being nice to them, so she's frustrated. The next day they have a new teacher named Miss Viola Swamp.

Just like any other profession, you can search for substitute teachers on the interwebs and find a wealth of information—guides, jobs, articles and even pop culture references have you seen that Key and Peele sketch? Some of it is informational hint In fact, books even the silly kind are a great way to not only break the ice as the substitute teacher but to offer up to parents of younger children who may need an explanation. In this amusing book from chronicles the tale of Miss. Like some teachers, Miss.

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Miss Viola Swamp as "the meanest substitute teacher in the whole world", is a fictional character in three children's picture books by Harry Allard with illustrations.
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Viola Swamp. This beloved picture book, published in , tells the story of the sweet and mild-tempered teacher, Miss Nelson, who puts the rogue students of Room in place by posing as Viola Swamp, the no-holds-barred and no-nonsense substitute teacher, complete with unruly black wig and green- and yellow-striped tights. Come on. It is a clever tag line. Swamp, after all, prohibited story hour, made everyone sit still, and loaded them down with homework. She was hard-core, truly. No spitballs permitted.

Miss Viola Swamp as "the meanest substitute teacher in the whole world", is a fictional character in three children's picture books by Harry Allard with illustrations by James Marshall : Miss Nelson is Missing! In the books, Viola Swamp is the alter-ego of Miss Nelson, an elementary school teacher. Miss Nelson is a grade-school teacher whose students constantly take advantage of her kind and forgiving nature. After their constant misbehaving and rudeness, and their refusal to learn anything , Miss Nelson determines something has to be done. But then one day, she does not come to school.

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