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MISS BINDERGARTEN CELEBRATES THE 100TH DAY OF KINDERGARTEN by Joseph Slate

MISS BINDERGARTEN CELEBRATES THE 100TH DAY OF KINDERGARTEN

By Joseph Slate (Author) , Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)

Age Range: 3 - 6

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1998
ISBN: 0-525-46000-4
Publisher: Dutton

The ebullient canine kindergarten teacher (Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten, 1996) is preparing for the 100th day of school. For homework, Miss Bindergarten tells her students to bring “100 of some wonderful, one-hundredful thing.” In verse, each student (alphabetically, with names that start with letters from A to Z) creatively undertakes the task, by building forts made from 100 popsicle sticks, to drawing a portrait of a 100-year-old face, to placing 100 stickers head-to-toe. In the meantime, busy Miss Bindergarten works hard behind the scenes to make the party perfect. As did its predecessor, this spirited educational tool yields itself to classroom tie-in fun and makes for read-aloud enjoyment; it’s a bonus that children will also grasp the concept of 100. Miss Bindergarten’s enthusiasm is irresistible, while the students provide a grand mix of ingenious creations. (Picture book. 3-6)