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The 100th Day of School from the Black Lagoon

The 100th Day of School from the Black Lagoon

Series: Black Lagoon Adventures (Book #21)
by Mike Thaler Illustrated by Jared D. Lee

Celebrate with 100 Laughs — Black Lagoon Style!

Packed with tongue-in-cheek text and silly illustrations, this book brings monster-sized giggles!

Hubie's mind is racing, and he's starting to feel panicked; what can he possibly bring in for the 100th Day of School celebration? A hundred complaints would be easy...or he could hold his breath for 100 seconds...or maybe bring in his grandma (except she's only 81). The other kids seem to have it figured out, but they're keeping tight-lipped about it. When the special day arrives, the kids all share their awesome 100th Day of School projects...and Hubie surprises everyone just in time!

For years, the Black Lagoon picture books have delighted kids with their humorous look at the way imagination can increase fear of the unknown. Hubie has also taken his worries to the chapter-book level, where readers can laugh at the hilarious disasters he's picturing and find out what actually does happen. Full of silly puns and wordplay — both in the text and in the accompanying illustrations, drawn to maximum hilarity by Jared Lee, who also illustrates the picture-book series — the Black Lagoon chapter books are a great way for kids to expand their reading horizons while laughing off their own anxieties.

5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Chapter Book
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Mike Thaler Award-winning author and illustrator Mike Thaler has written over 250 books for children of all ages. He has also created word play games, software, and audiocassettes.
Jared D. Lee Jared Lee is the illustrator for the Black Lagoon series.

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