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Mr. Tony Is Full of Baloney! (My Weird School Daze #11)

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The weirdness never stops!

Oh no! A.J. s mom just got a job, so he has to go to After School Kids Kare. And Mr. Tony, the guy who runs it, is crazy. He wants to get into the Guinness Book of World Records by making the world s largest pizza! Will A.J. and the gang beable to tunnel out of the child-care room and escape to freedom? Run for your lives!

ebook, 112 pages
Published October 26th 2010 by HarperCollins (first published October 6th 2010)
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Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy)
These are the kind of books that 2nd and 3rd graders devour. Lots of silly word plays and humor that adults might roll their eyes at but kids simply eat up. In this installment, AJ and his friends are enrolled in the afterschool program and Mr. Tony is the leader/teacher of the group. In his effort to quite smoking, Mr. Tony is looking for ways to keep busy and possibly make it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Of course hilarity ensues. Gutman also uses some great word plays which teache ...more
Jul 05, 2011 Kcrosland rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I tought that this book was going to be about Mr. Tony eating a lot of baloney, but to my suprise it was not that at all. Mr.Tony was AJ's and his friends ASKK which stand for After-School Kids Kare teacher. Mr. Tony was always doing weird things like pogo-juggling and egg-jogging to keep himself busy so that he could stop smoking and try to get into The Guiuness Book of World Records. AJ and his friends didn't want to be in the ASKK program, until Mr. Tony showed them how to make pizza's which ...more
Apr 20, 2011 Dolly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
This is the second book we've read in the My Weird School Daze series by Dan Gutman and Jim Paillot.

They are very funny, quick reads and although they are told from a boy's perspective, I think they would appeal equally to boys and girls. We are reading the books completely out of order, but it doesn't seem to matter.

The dialogue is fresh and the story is easy to read aloud. I do not like the instances where the word "dumbhead" is used, but I either change the word or mention how that it is a
Dec 29, 2015 Jnase1 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second and third graders at my school love these books. They like that they are funny and use words like "shut up" and "butt" as well as the exaggerated humor, some of which they don't always get. What I like about these books are the many idioms contained within each. It might be fun to make a class book about all the idioms and their meanings contained within each book...and you can also use this time, if you so choose, to address why using the words "shut up" and "butt" in school are frow ...more
Tyler Butler
Aug 01, 2011 Tyler Butler rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When AJ's mom just got a job.AJ has to go to After School KIds Kare teacher Mr.Tony.Who ruins the kare with his craziness.Mr.Tony is filled with baloneys.The after school kare is the school program.When AJ and his classmates gang up together to the child room.Like this book it teaches me a lot about self display.In Mr.Tony is full of baloneys
and AJ's mom teams up with other moms to make a sandwich party they but baloneys on the sandwiches and mayo

Mar 30, 2015 Cecelia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mr. Tony is the after school program director. He wanted to be in the Big Book of World Records. He tried to build the biggest pizza in the world but if they donated three thousand pounds of food Mr. Klutz would jump out of an airplane and land on the school. By accident he landed on the pizza so they couldn't be in the Big Book of World Records. But it was on the News.
Surprised I didn't love this one like I have all the rest of this series. Felt like it was rushed. Usually I really like the quirky main character, but Mr. Tony just was not interesting. Dan Gutman slow down! Quality not quantity.
Nov 15, 2013 Sydney rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
its about Mr.tony wants to break a Guinness Book of World Records by making the largest pizza but when their done and the lady from the book in charge of measuring is there Mr.Klutz in a ape suit ruins the Mr.Tony couldn't be famous.
Sep 26, 2015 BOBBI JO CARTER rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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The author of over 80 books in a little over a decade of writing, Dan Gutman has written on topics from computers to baseball. Beginning his freelance career as a nonfiction author dealing mostly with sports for adults and young readers, Gutman has concentrated on juvenile fiction since 1995. His most popular titles include the time-travel sports book Honus and Me and its sequels, and a clutch of ...more
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