Go Away, Big Green Monster!: Make Your Fears Disappear

Picture Books | April 1, 1993

byEd EmberleyAs told byEd Emberley

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Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear! This lavish reissue features dramatic die-cut eyes and sparkling foil on the cover.

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Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters

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Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear! This lavish r...

Ed Emberley is the illustrator and author of over 80 books, including the bestsellingGo Away, Big Green Monster!and his enormously popular "Drawing Book" series. He has received many awards and accolades, including a Caldecott Honor in 1967 forOne Wide River to Crossand a Caldecott Medal in 1968 forDrummer Hoff.Ed Emberley lives inIpsw...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 11.38 × 8.75 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 1993Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316236535

ISBN - 13:9780316236539

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters

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Praise for Go Away, Big Green Monster!"The Caldecott Medalist makes wonderful use of innovative production techniques in this ingenious offering... A joy to read aloud, the simple story entertains even as it helps its audience master common fears. Emberley's striking approach should win him new fans aplenty." - Publishers Weekly"A graphic delight... This imaginative, original work is a most friendly way in which children can take control over their own 'monsters' or nightmares." - School Library Journal"This striking picture book takes a hands-on approach to dealing with nighttime fears. In fact, it may be hard for parents to pry their kids' hands "off" the book and get them to bed... this picture book promises to jazz up any story time and to give individual children a measure of control over at least 'one' monster." - Booklist