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Those Funny Kids! A Treasury of Classroom Humor

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Hardcover, 153 pages
Published January 1st 1975 by Doubleday
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Those Funny Kids! (1975) by Dick Van Dyke is a collection of anecdotes and one-liners sent to Dick Van Dyke by teachers throughout the United States. It contains definitions by children who really don't know what words mean--but that doesn't stop them from coming up with a meaning--and historical "facts" from misinformed miniature historians. Readers even get a dose of kid-filtered religion from the children who attend parochial schools. Some of the stories are a bit dated, but there is still pl ...more
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it was good
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Shelves: non-fiction
Better than "Faith, Hope & Hilarity," but it never rises above cute.
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Having worked in Danville, IL, for 20 years, I know some of the background of Dick Van Dyke.
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**4 Stars**

A cute collection of things children have said in classrooms. It is a little dated, but still very cute.
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Dick Van Dyke, the star of Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and The Dick Van Dyke Show, has received five Emmy awards, a Tony, and a Grammy. In 2013, he received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. He is also the bestselling author of My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business. He lives in Malibu, California.