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Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly-Pie by Judy…

Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly-Pie

by Judy Sierra

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Fantastic typography (Up, UP!) and use of spot color. ( )
  JennyArch | Jun 25, 2014 |
Thelonius accidentally ate a fly one day and was amazed at how great it tasted. The monster decided to bake a fly pie and invite all of his friends and relatives over to eat it. The pie flew away with all the flies in it. Eventually the crust fell from the sky and all of the monsters enjoyed it together. Young children would enjoy the silliness of this book. ( )
  abruser | Apr 12, 2012 |
This is a cute story. This pictures are also unique because they are all black and white and look like very detailed sketching which is fun. The book is also filled with rhymes which is something that students really enjoy.
  amberlanda | Nov 29, 2011 |
Good rhyme-scheme, good read-aloud. Monster makes a fly pie then invites his monster friends over to try it-very gross ( )
  dangerlibearian | Oct 25, 2010 |
Thelonius embarks on he project of making a huge fly pie and invites his family over to enjoy it with him. He spends his time collecting his flies by following around other animals and catching the flies in a jar. The pie eventually flies away and finally separates, leaving the flies in the air and the pie crust on the ground. Everyone still eats the crust and finds it very enjoyable. The family rejoices and Thelonius is a hit.
  nathanmannn | Jun 9, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375832181, Hardcover)

Thelonius Monster once swallowed a fly, and decided that flies would taste grand in a pie. That silly guy!

Judy Sierra’s funny read-aloud romp presents a monster that children will love as he makes a goo-filled crust, lures hundreds and thousands of succulent flies into it, and invites his “disgusting-ist” friends and relations to a gala fly-pie party. “How it glistens! And listen—it hums!” shout the ravenous monsters. But just as his guests are about to dig in—the pie flies off. “Bye, bye, fly pie.”

Judy Sierra’s story in rhyme begs to be read aloud during Halloween season or any season, and Edward Koren’s signature hairy monsters capture all the humor of this deliciously gross tale.

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A good-natured monster thinks a pie made out of flies would be a good dessert, and invites all his friends and relatives over to try it.

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