AFTER-SCHOOL MONSTER by Marissa Moss

AFTER-SCHOOL MONSTER

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Age Range: 4 - 8

KIRKUS REVIEW

 When Luisa gets home, there's a monster waiting--huge, toothy, and spouting rhymed threats (``I'm going to crunch, to munch, to eat you for my lunch!''). Luisa is truly scared--but also courageous and resourceful. Confronting the monster first with ``the rules,'' then with her own inner strength, and finally with a neat reversal (``You have your monster, and I'm it!''), Luisa dumps him into the garbage and gets her homework done before Mom gets home. A useful extension of a frequent bedtime theme, illustrated with appropriate assertiveness and humor. (Picture book. 4-8)

Pub Date: Aug. 16th, 1991
ISBN: 0-688-10116-X
Page count: 32pp
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: July 1st, 1991




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