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When the Teacher Isn't Looking

When the Teacher Isn't Looking - by Kenn Nesbitt

Falling Asleep in Class

I fell asleep in class today,
as I was awfully bored.
I laid my head upon my desk
and closed my eyes and snored.

I woke to find a piece of paper
sticking to my face.
I'd slobbered on my textbooks
and my hair was a disgrace.

My clothes were badly rumpled
and my eyes were glazed and red.
My binder left a three-ring
indentation in my head.

I slept through class, and probably
I would have slept some more,
except my students woke me
as they headed out the door.

Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2005 Kenn Nesbitt. All Rights Reserved.

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About this Book

Written by Kenn Nesbitt
Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Copyright © 2005 Kenn Nesbitt

Format: Paperback
80 pages
Published by: Meadowbrook Press
List Price: $8.95

Who knew school lunches and detention could be so funny? Kenn Nesbitt, that's who! Do you attend a school like the one Kenn Nesbitt describes in this hysterically funny collection of poems? There's a frenzied food fight in the cafeteria. For show-and-tell, kids burp the ABCs. Recently, "pet days" have been banned (and for good reason). And the funniest things happen when the teacher isn't looking. Kids and teachers rate these rhymes A+ (and you will too).

This blackboard is "chalk-full" of loony mayhem! Kenn Nesbitt Must have spent a lot of time in the principal's office. Where elese can you get a sense of humor this rich?


--J. Patrick Lewis, author of A Hippopotamusn't and many other books of verse

I remember school, and it wasn't funny, yet these poems are hilarious. What gives?
--Calef Brown, author of Polkabats and Octopus Slacks

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