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The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot!

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andlt;Bandgt;A classic tale with a timeless message gets a hugely hilarious twist.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Heand#8217;s big. Heand#8217;s funny. Heand#8217;s not real. andlt;I andgt;Or IS he?andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;This clever twist on and#8220;The Boy Who Cried Wolfand#8221; is told from the point of view of an unexpected narrator and, through snappy text and lighthearted illustrations, demonstrates the value of telling the truth, the importance of establishing trust, and (of course!) the possibility that a beast you created to get attention can become a real-life friend.

Synopsis:

A classic tale with a timeless message gets a hugely hilarious twist.

He’s big. He’s funny. He’s not real. Or IS he?

This clever twist on “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is told from the point of view of an unexpected narrator and, through snappy text and lighthearted illustrations, demonstrates the value of telling the truth, the importance of establishing trust, and (of course!) the possibility that a beast you created to get attention can become a real-life friend.

About the Author

Scott Magoon is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Mostly Monsterly by Tami Sauer; Kara LaReau’s Rabbit and Squirrel and Ugly Fish, which was a CCBC Blue Ribbon winner; The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster by Alice Flaherty, which was named to the 2009-2010 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List; Otto Grows Down by Michael Sussman; and Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. He is also both the author and illustrator of Hugo & Miles; I’ve Painted Everything; and Mystery Ride. The art director at a major children’s publisher, he lives in the Boston area with his wife and two sons. Visit him at ScottMagoon.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442412576
Author:
Magoon, Scott
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20130205
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c (digital) jkt: spot uv
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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Product details 48 pages Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - English 9781442412576 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A classic tale with a timeless message gets a hugely hilarious twist.

He’s big. He’s funny. He’s not real. Or IS he?

This clever twist on “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is told from the point of view of an unexpected narrator and, through snappy text and lighthearted illustrations, demonstrates the value of telling the truth, the importance of establishing trust, and (of course!) the possibility that a beast you created to get attention can become a real-life friend.

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