I Didn't Do My Homework Because by Benjamin Chaud, Davide Cali


I Didn't Do My Homework Because by Benjamin Chaud, Davide Cali

How many excuses are there for not doing homework? Let us count the ways: Giant lizards invaded the neighbour-hood. Elves hid all the pens. And then there was that prob--lem with carnivorous plants...The excuses go on and on, each more absurd than the next and escalating to hilarious heights. Featuring detail-rich illustrations by illustrator Ben--jamin Chaud, this book is guaranteed to amuse kids and their parents, not to mention anyone who has experienced a slacker student moment--and isn't that everyone?


Chaud's illustrations, reminiscent of Edward Gorey, are as imaginative as the excuses. --USA Today, ***1/2 out of four star review

About the Author

Davide Cali is an illustrator, cartoonist, and children's book author. He has published more than 40 books including The Bear and the Sword, I Can't Wait, and A Dad Who Measures Up. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. Benjamin Chaud is a well-known French author and illustrator of more than 60 books, including The Bear's Song.

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44 pages


Benjamin Chaud, Davide Cali
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Publication date

1st March 2014



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