It's Arthur's first day in the third grade and he has the strictest teacher-the Rat! With homework on the first day, and loads of studying to do, it seems like this year is going to be very busy for Arthur and his classmates, academically that is. When Arthur represents the class in the school Spellathon, will he be able to put all of his studying to use?
On the first day of school Arthur discovers he's got the toughest teacher in the third grade The pressure is on to study hard for the all-school Spellathon. Can Arthur beat last year's champion speller? Or will he let Mr. Ratburn d-o-w-n?
Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the number-one children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also created a second book series featuring D.W., Arthur's little sister, as well as numerous other books for children. Marc Brown lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard.
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