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Go Away, Big Green Monster! (original 1992; edition 1992)

by Ed Emberley

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Title:Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Authors:Ed Emberley
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Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley (1992)

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This is another book that is good for young/beginning readers. It is good to talk about colors and overcoming fears. Even fears like starting school on the first day or learning a new concept. It is also put together in a neat way! ( )
  Kayla_d92 | Sep 27, 2014 |
In this book a monster slowly appears through paper cut outs, and as the reader decides he is not scary he disappears. It is very empowering for children who have fears.
  BrandiMichelle | Jun 7, 2014 |
Such a hit in storytime! I love the last line, because it reinforces that the monster isn't something to be afraid of; he is under the reader's control. Recommended for ages 3+. ( )
  NurseryVersery | May 23, 2014 |
This is a simple but fun story geared towards younger children. Children can learn the parts of the face as they are used to describe the monster and then told to go away. I would imagine this is good for young ELL students learning basic vocabulary like parts of the body. I enjoyed this book because of the fun illustrations. This book could be potentially helpful for children overcoming their fears of monsters. ( )
  mzaro13 | Apr 30, 2014 |
Kids conquer their fears facing the green monster in this dicut metallic picture book. With each page turn, kids feel braver facing this giant but as they stand up against their fear the monster diminishes! This is a 5 year old favorite! It makes kids feel powerful and capable of conquering their fear. ( )
  KelseyDavison | Mar 16, 2014 |
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This is a great resource when talking about feelings. It is a fun good to utilize at Halloween time and monsters.
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Big Green Monster has two big yellow eyes
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The Big Green Monster slowly appears - and is a bit scary! Fortunately, the reader has the control to make the monster disappear again, one piece at a time, and at the end, tells the monster he's not welcome to come back until the reader is ready.
This is a great book for talking about body parts (at least, from the neck up) and colors. It's also a good piece for an overall theme about monsters and how to work with them.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316236535, Hardcover)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:29:37 -0400)

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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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