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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:Picture Books

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



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My kids loved this book as preschoolers. In fact, Abby took "Go away" into her own hands and ripped off the nose. That's empowerment. ( )
  KristinAkerHowell | Aug 15, 2015 |
My kids loved this book as preschoolers. In fact, Abby took "Go away" into her own hands and ripped off the nose. That's empowerment. ( )
  KristinAkerHowell | Aug 15, 2015 |
This is an awesome book. It teach the children to over come their fear. Children start out by building the monster which is a form of imagery that represents their fears. Eventually as they read they overcome their fears.
Age 3-8
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  Marlene28 | May 31, 2015 |
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 |
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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.

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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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