Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 18
- Grade: 4 to 6
- Reading age: 9 to 11
Humour is a great way to deal with conflict, but it can lead to conflict, too. Whether intentional or not, teasing can cause offense, hurt feelings, and create misunderstandings. This book offers young people help in dealing with problems that stem from teasing and other kinds of humour. [Fry Reading Level - 6.1
About the authors
STEVE PITT has been a freelance writer for nearly 30 years, specializing in parenting issues and children`s book reviewing. A recipient of a national award for humour, he is the author of Guyness: Deal with it body and soul, Teasing: Deal with it before the joke`s on you and Rain Tonight: A Tale of Hurricane Hazel. He lives with his family in Toronto.
REMIE GEOFFROI illustrates the Mish Mash page each month in chickaDEE Magazine. Before becoming a full-time freelance illustrator, he worked at an animation studio, a T-shirt company, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, and the National Post. His work has appeared in everything from Kayak Magazine to Report on Business and New York magazine. He lives in Ottawa.
Teasing: Deal With It Before the Joke’s On You (Deal With It)Humour is a great way to deal with conflict, but it can lead to conflict, too. This book offers young people help in dealing with problems that stem from teasing and other kinds of humour.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.