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The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School

Illustrated by Stephen Gammell
LIST PRICE $26.99

Students, heed this little rhyme:
When it's science project time,
Do not make goop,
or glop,
or grime,
And never mess with
mutant slime
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Judy Sierra is the author of many award-winning books for children including the bestsellers Antarctic Antics, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey; Wild About Books, illustrated by Marc Brown; and The Secret Science Project that Almost Ate the School, illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has received the Children’s Choice Award from the International Reading Association, two Aesop awards from the American Folklore Society, and the E.B. White Read Aloud Prize from the Association of Booksellers for Children. She lives with her husband in Eugene, Oregon. Visit her online at JudySierra.net.

Photograph courtesy of illustrator

Stephen Gammell is the beloved illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman, which received the Caldecott Medal, and two Caldecott Honor Books: The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant, Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker, and The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate Our School by Judy Sierra. Mr. Gammell lives with his wife, Linda, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • ILA/CBC Children's Choices
  • South Carolina Picture Book Award Nominee
  • Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Master List
  • Child Magazine's Guide to Top Books, Videos and Software of the Year
  • Golden Sower Award Nominee (NE)
  • Monarch Award Master List (IL)
  • Prairie Bud Award Nominee (SD)

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