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Horrible Harry and the June Box

Horrible Harry and the June Box

Series: Horrible Harry
by Suzy Kline Illustrated by Amy Wummer

In this lively, friendship-filled school story, an unlikely student causes chaos and the whole class has to work together before everyone ends up in horrible trouble!

When a mean substitute teacher locks Song Lee's pink origami pig in Miss Mackle's June Box (aka jail for toys), Song Lee decides to stage a prison break. After all, the pig took her hours to make and is supposed to be a birthday present for her grandmother. Then, when Song Lee actually does the unthinkable, she has to come up with a way to make things right again — quick!

Narrated by his best friend and written by a former teacher, Harry's adventures showcase the funny and moving ups and downs of life in an elementary-school classroom. Whether Harry is testing the boundaries of school rules or fighting (and making up) with his classmates, readers count him among their favorite characters.

Ages
7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 4
Lexile Measure
550L
Number of Pages
80
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Suzy Kline Discusses how children's author Suzy Kline starting writing when she was eight and how her career developed to the point of her writing Shhhh! and its sequel Don't Touch!
Amy Wummer

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