On My Way to School

Author(s): Sarah Maizes

Young Adult

Getting ready for school is the perfect time to procrastinate! Whether she's an elephant at a waterhole, leader of an expedition to Mount Everest, or a star posing for paparazzi, Livi's imagination takes her on exciting adventures on her way to school. With stalling techniques as creative as this, it's a wonder she ever makes it to school at all! Sarah Maizes and Michael Paraskevas create another funny, fresh book for every parent who wants to foster creativity in their family's everyday routines.


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"Would that every kid had an imagination like Livi's so that getting ready for school was always this much fun." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review"Livi's vibrant imagination and abundant energy leap off the pages." --"Publishers Weekly""Sure to be a crowd-pleaser in story times, classrooms, and laps everywhere." --"School Library Journal" for "On My Way to the Bath""The precocious, emphatic narration and escalating back-and-forth between Livi and her mother will enliven any read-aloud. There are plenty of books on the shelf covering kids' reluctance to get into the bathtub, but Maizes, making an assured debut, and Paraskevas suggest there's room for one more." --"Publishers Weekly" for "On My Way to the Bath""Readers will be thrilled with the ending." --"Kirkus Reviews" for "On My Way to the Bath""The queen of stalling tactics in "On My Way to the Bath" returns to delay another daily ritual with imagination and pizzazz. Children will enjoy the humor in the pictures as much as the text. Adults will smile at this fun exaggeration of the familiar nighttime battle. Great for one-on-one or group sharing, this book is a solid purchase." --"School Library Journal" for "On My Way to Bed"

SARAH MAIZES is a parenting humorist, freelance writer and the author of "On My Way to the Bath"--a Children's Book Council "Best Picture Book of 2012," and "On My Way to Bed"--a "New York Times" "Bookshelf" pick. She is a regular contributor to TODAY.com and HuffingtonPost.com and has appeared on the "TODAY" Show, CNN, and more. www.SarahMaizes.comMICHAEL PARASKEVAS is best known for creating "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast" for Nickelodeon. In addition to "On My Way to the Bath" and "On My Way to Bed," his illustrated books with Sarah Maizes, he has co-authored numerous children books with his mother, Betty. He divides his time between Southampton, New York, and Los Angeles. California. www.michaelparaskevas.com

General Fields

  • : 9780802737007
  • : Walker & Company
  • : Walker & Company
  • : July 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Maizes
  • : Hardback
  • : 40