TYRONE GOES TO SCHOOL by Susan Saunders

TYRONE GOES TO SCHOOL

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Age Range: 7 - 10
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 Robert and his huge dog have the same problem: neither listens to directions. When Dad, at wits' end about the bumptious Tyrone, threatens ``Either this dog goes or I go,'' Tyrone is enrolled in obedience school, where he stars; unfortunately, he doesn't apply what he's learned at home--until Robert's teacher suggests using a can of rattling pennies to get the dog's attention. Not only does this work, but Robert also figures out that he and his friends need to find a way to pay attention in class, too. The story's a little unlikely, but briskly told and mildly funny, while the ``Speedster'' format, incorporating Bjîrkman's deftly scribbled drawings and cartoon-style dialogue, is sure to appeal. (Fiction. 7-10)

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 1992
ISBN: 0-525-44981-7
Page count: 64pp
Publisher: Dutton
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1st, 1992




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