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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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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 | Jun 6, 2016 |
This was one of my favorite books as child. A great read that can be appreciated for any age group. When I ran across it in my parents' home library I could not help myself not to read it! This brings back many bedtime memories and a classic to a 97' baby like myself! ( )
  Hkl46 | Apr 6, 2016 |
This is a book that breaks down the emotion of being scared. The way the book works takes the reader through building the monster and taking it apart. For the students that I work with, they liked being able to say the ending statement- and don't come back until I say to! This also helped us work on putting the story in order with the pictures from the story.
  ChristineKelly | Apr 4, 2016 |
This was the first book I read on my own!!!!! ( )
  katieloucks | Feb 26, 2016 |
Genre: Fantasy
Media: watercolor
Summary: It is an interesting book! The author use paper to illustrate a monster. At last, the monster do go away!
Use: It will be a good book in an art class. The teacher can read it before class, and let students make their own monsters. The monsters can be in different. Students can create their monsters the way they like. ( )
  xye15 | Feb 24, 2016 |
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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 Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:33 -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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