July 2008 Indie Next List
“Jack is back in this long-awaited follow-up to Love That Dog, and he doesn't disappoint. This time, Jack's poetry to his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, compares creepy cats to delightful dogs. The perfect book to get kids (and adults) excited about poetry.”
— Suzanna Hermans, Oblong Books & Music, Rhinebeck, NY
Room 204--Miss Stretchberry
Today the fat black catup in the tree by the bus stopdropped a nut on my headthunkand when I yelled at itthat fat black cat saidMurr-mee-urrrin a nastyspitefulway.
I hate that cat.
This is the story of Jackwordssoundssilenceteacherand cat.
About the Author
Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons and the Newbery Honor Book The Wanderer. Her other work includes the novels The Great Unexpected, The Unfinished Angel, Hate That Cat, The Castle Corona, Replay, Heartbeat, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Ruby Holler, Love That Dog, Bloomability, Absolutely Normal Chaos, Chasing Redbird, and Pleasing the Ghost, as well as three picture books: A Fine, Fine School; Fishing in the Air; and Who's That Baby? Ms. Creech and her husband live in Maine.