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Beastly Rhymes to Read After Dark

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Publisher Comments:

DANGER! WARNING! KIDS beware! Bound in the bilious green-spotted fur (100% fake) of an unidentified weird beast, here is a book that kids will love—quite literally—from cover to cover. In the macabre spirit of the Halloween season, funny rhymes range from “Parasite Lost” to “Leap Halloween,” and are illustrated with gruesome graphics. Elementary school kids will want to be the first to own this outrageous fur-clad book, but librarians may prefer the standard library bound edition, minus the fur!

Review:

The scariest thing about this collection of 11 cheeky rhymes may well be the deliberately hideous green-spotted faux fur cover. Fortunately for the faint of heart, it's also available in hardcover. Topics range from a "Lonely Giant Squid" ("I'll tell you why that squid's so blue:/ You can't have friends and eat them, too.") to a seemingly innocent "Pet Show" ("Oh where, oh where can my kitty cat be?/... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

About the Author

Judy Sierra is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Wild About Books; Thelonius Monsters Sky-High Fly Pie; Mind Your Manners, B. B.Wolf; and other award-winning picture books. Her collection of poems about penguins, Antarctic Antics, was a bestseller, and an earlier collection of scary poems, Monster Goose, a great favorite. She lives in Oakland, California.

Brian Biggs is the illustrator of the middle-grade Shredderman series by Wendelin Van Draanen and One Beastly Beast by Garth Nix. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375837470
Author:
Sierra, Judy
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Biggs, Brian
Author:
Biggs, Brian
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Poetry - Humorous
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
7.98x5.72x.78 in. .39 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-08

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