The students in Miss Nelson's class have difficulty following the rules and being respectful. One day Miss Nelson concocts an ingenious plan and disappears, making it necessary for substitute "Viola Swamp" to take over. Soon the children are inundated with homework and have their storytime taken away. Eventually, Miss Nelson comes back to a much improved class that appreciates her for the wonderful teacher she is. For ages 3-8. Paperback by Harry Allard. 32 pages, measures 8-1/4 x 10-1/2".