Laggan Lard Butts


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Sam Campbell's school team, the Laggan Lairds, always loses. When someone suggests that their name be the Laggan Lard Butts, Sam thinks the team should change its name. What is a Laird anyway? The basketball coach agrees, and soon the whole school is involved in an election for a new team name. Sam and his friends nominate the name Lard Butts. When the basketball team starts winning games after a warm-up cheer of "Go Lard Butts!" it seems the Lard Butt campaign might actually win the election.



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Date de parution 01 mars 2006
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EAN13 9781554696598
Langue English

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Laggan Lard BNtts
Eric Walters
Copyright © Eric Walters 2006
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage and retrieval system now known or to be invented, without permission in writing from the publisher.
Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication
Walters, Eric, 1957-Laggan Lard Butts / Eric Walters. (Orca currents)
Electronic Monograph Issued also in print format. ISBN 9781551435206(pdf) -- ISBN 9781554696598 (epub)
I. Title. II. Series.
PS8595.A598L33 2006 jC813’.54 C2006-900468-4
Summary: Sometimes a joke can go too far.
First published in the United States, 2006 Library of Congress Control Number: 2006921145
Orca Book Publishers gratefully acknowledges the support for its publishing programs provided by the following agencies: the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program (BPIDP), the Canada Council for the Arts, and the British Columbia Arts Council.
Cover design: Lynn O’Rourke Cover photography: Dayle Sutherland
In Canada: Orca Book Publishers PO Box 5626, Station B Victoria, BC Canada V8R 6S4
In the United States: Orca Book Publishers PO Box 468 Custer, WA USA 98240-0468
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To all the Lard Butts in the world!
Author Note
I had just finished a presentation at Laggan public school and was fielding questions from the students. One of them asked me, “What would you write about if you were a teacher here? I looked over at the mura l on the wall of the gym—it said, The Laggan Lairds. Right there, in front of an audience of one hundred kids, I outlined the plot that became this novel. Go, Lard Butts!