You don't think much about your backpack. It's just kind of dirty and crammed with stuff. But wait--did you know the backpack has a history? That it could be a superhero's secret weapon? Or an exploding science experiment? Or even a living creature of immense proportions? Kevin O'Malley has created four surprising comic-book-style stories to entertain and amaze backpack wearers everywhere.
Even though kids spend most of their days with one, desks can be very . . . surprising. Desks have a long and enduring history--from the spiked desks of the Middle Ages to the beanbag desks of the 1960s. School desks, in particular, can hide a wide variety of . . . let's just say, "things." In this tongue-in-cheek companion to Backpack Stories, Kevin O'Malley returns with six stories of desks gone wild.
Donald doesn't even know he's being insulted by Louisa, the class bully, when she names him King of the Kooties-but that's just the beginning of Louisa's war against Donald. And Donald doesn't do a very good job of protecting himself. So it's up to his best friend Nate to teach Donald to defend himself.
Who's that running? It's the three little pigs, Red Riding Hood, and other favorite storybook characters.
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