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Big Scary Monster Library Binding – July 13, 2010
From School Library Journal
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We find out rather quickly that this monster is deserving of the title ... at least according to all the small animals who live near him. He gets his kicks by hiding quietly and then leaping out when they least expect it, yelling "Boo!" in his loudest voice. While this might be hilarious to him, the others do not share his sentiments. Their solution is to start hiding - if he can't find them, no awful scaring.
The animals become quite adept at hiding from the monster and he, in turn, becomes quite bored. Not only is there not anyone to scare, but there also isn't anyone to talk to. It is a lonely existence. Do you think the monster learns his lesson and ceases his scare tactics? Nope. He looks down from the big mountain where he resides and notices many other small animals at the bottom. Fresh meat to scare! He heads down with a big smile on his face.
As he tromps down the hill, those small things appear much larger as he approaches. The plants and rocks are towering over him and the creatures aren't the least bit small! The monster is the tiniest thing around and never felt so small and scared in his entire life. His heart pounding, the monster crouches behind a large rock to catch his breath. Suddenly, the "large rock" turns around and says "Boo!Read more ›
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A great book for young kids. Art style is reminiscent of older Looney Toons cartoons. An easy to read and remember story with a universal lesson behind it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Clark Barr
My (Our) favorite book of all time. If you are REALLY into reading books for your kids, this book makes it easy for them to really enjoy.Published on April 5, 2014 by Jay B.