Joanna Cole is the author of more than 60 fiction and non-fiction books for children. Her most well-known works are those from the "Magic School Bus" series, in which teacher Miss Frizzle and her class learn firsthand about the subject they are studying. Raised in East Orange, New Jersey, Cole has a degree in psychology from the City College of New York. She was working as an elementary school librarian when she wrote her first picture book, COCKROACHES, in 1971.
"Surprising, inventive, accurate and very funny science writing..."
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It was trip day again in Ms. Frizzle's class. Everyone was excited. We were going to the planetarium to see a sky show about the solar system.
On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system