Synopses & Reviews
Old Monster Goose has turned Mother Gooseand#8217;s world of nursery rhymes inside out! Here she presents twenty-five deliciously disgusting new poems, filled with rodents and maggots, zombies and ghouls, spiders and, of course, monsters. Remember King Cole? That terrible troll washes his feet in the toilet bowl. And poor Mistress Mary, her gardenand#8217;s quite
scary--its killer potatoes ate all her tomatoes and now are out looking for Mary!
From the bestselling author of Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems and the popular illustrator of the Zack Files comes a zany book that has everyone talking:
and#8220;Terribly tasteless. Downright gross.and#8221;--Mother Goose
and#8220;Somebody, help!and#8221;--Mistress Mary
"Dark humor buffs or those who giggle at the gross will be roaring."--School Library Journal
"Strikes a nice balance between goofy and ghastly."--Publishers Weekly
"Great fun and should achieve a delighted reaction of 'E-e-e-w Gross.'"--Kirkus Reviews
In 25 deliciously disgusting poems, rodents, maggots, zombies, ghouls, spiders and monsters will make young readers scream for more. Full color.
Hilariously hideous nursery rhymes will make you scream . . . for more!
Old Monster Goose has turned Mother Goose's world of nursery rhymes inside out! Here she presents twenty-five deliciously disgusting poems, filled with rodents and maggots, zombies and ghouls, spiders, and of course, monsters.
About the Author
Judy Sierra holds a Ph.D. in folklore from UCLA. She is the author of many esteemed children's books, including Nursery Tales Around the World, winner of the Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society, and Good Night, Dinosaurs. She is also the reteller/compiler of several books of folklore for teachers and storytellers. Ms. Sierra lives in Northern California.JACK E. DAVIS is the award-winning illustrator of many wildly funny picture books, including Yo-yo Man by Daniel Pinkwater, Sweet Tooth by Margie Palatini, and Monster Goose by Judy Sierra. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington. andnbsp;