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Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley

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
Info:Little, Brown and Company (1992), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Storytime Collection, Your library

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



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This little book is about a green monster who appears one body part at a time. When the monster is told to go away, he goes away one body part at a time. Each body part is described with a color. This can help young readers and students to learn body parts and colors. Pre-k or K would be the appropriate age levels. ( )
  Hhaddad1 | Apr 30, 2015 |
I loved this so much I crafted a copy of construction paper so my sons and I could have our own rather than keep getting the library copy out. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Apr 14, 2015 |
Genre: Modern Fantasy

This book is about scaring a big green monster away. It has fun pictures with pop-outs that would be entertaining for students. Essentially the entire plot line consists of turning a part of the monster away a page at a time until it is gone. ( )
  sommerkirk | Feb 3, 2015 |
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 |
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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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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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