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Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (2005)

by Mo Willems

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Leonardo is so wrapped up in self-pity about being bad at monster-ness, that he fails to notice what Sam is going through. When they finally talk, Leonardo discovers his true talent- friendship. Charming and funny. ( )
  kradish | Jul 30, 2014 |
Leonardo is a terrible monster who can't scare anyone. After trying to scare the world's most scardy cat kid, Leonardo realizes there are more important things than being a big, scary monster.
  kfh2 | Jun 9, 2014 |
Despite a good effort, Leonardo is a terrible monster. He cannot scare anyone! He decides to scare the most scaredy-cat kid he can find. It turns out to be the beginning of a wonderful friendship.
  BrandiMichelle | May 27, 2014 |
Leonardo, the monster, is really not a monster at all. He wants to be, he wants to scare people, but deep down he is a nice person who treats people well.
  Talwold | May 17, 2014 |
Ha! It was rather amusing reading this. The kid's name was Sam, which so happens to be my name. I also wear glasses just like he does. I related to it even though it was a children's book. My son had a blast reading it, and I think that that's all that matters to a parent.
Cheers and Happy Reading Kids! ( )
  wickedshizuku | May 12, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0786852941, Hardcover)

Leonardo is truly a terrible monster-terrible at being a monster that is. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to frighten anyone. Determined to succeed, Leonardo sets himself to training and research. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad out of him! But scaring people isn't quite as satisfying as he thought it would be. Leonardo realizes that he might be a terrible, awful monster-but he could be a really good friend.

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Leonardo is a terrible monster -- he can't seem to frighten anyone. When he discovers the perfect nervous little boy, will he scare the lunch out of him? Or will he think of something better?

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