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Butterflies in My Stomach and Other School Hazards
Title: Butterflies in My Stomach and Other School Hazards
Author: Serge Bloch
COPING E BLOCH
On the first day of school, a student is confused by many of the phrases that are used, such as when the librarian says not to open a can of worms, or when the teacher says he expects the class to be busy bees doing their homework.
You can bet your bottom dollar this funny story is the cream of the cropand the best thing since sliced bread! Award-winning artist Serge Bloch will have kids laughing their heads off at this child’s-eye look at idiomatic expressions like ants in your pants,” homework is for the birds,” and cat got your tongue?” These commonly used sayings make sense in the adult world, but just imagine what a child pictures when she hears it’s raining cats and dogs!” With witty and wonderful images that mix whimsical line drawings with photographs of inanimate objects, Bloch gives us a unique and sympathetic perspective on a boy’s first day of school where colorful butterflies flutter in our hero’s stomach and a cloud rains on him when he’s under the weather.” Even the big cheese” Principal has a body cut out of a block of Swiss.