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What Was I Scared Of? by Dr. Seuss

What Was I Scared Of?

by Dr. Seuss

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The mystery of the floating pants. The character keeps telling himself that he is not afraid when he really is. Everywhere he went the pants showed up mysteriously scaring him. In the end the pants and he were afraid of each other. After realizing this they became friends and are not afraid anymore. Some things may not always seem what they appear to be. ( )
  amccann | Oct 2, 2014 |
What's a pair of empty green pants doing standing in the woods? The narrator of What Was I Scared Of? has no idea and certainly doesn't want to find out. But whether he's fishing or shopping for spinach, he seems destined to be haunted by the spooky empty pants. It takes being trapped in a side bush for the truth to come out and realization to dawn with wonderful Seussian simplicity. **SRC Quiz**
  law2110 | Dec 31, 2012 |
Dr. Seuss' "What Was I Scared Of?" Is a cute book with glow-in-the-dark illustrations about a pair of pants with no one inside them. As in all his works, the words are simple and rhyming and is an appropriate length for the target age group. In a classroom, setting, students can discuss what things make them scared when the lights are off. Students could also draw a person inside of the pants that made the character so scared. ( )
1 vote katemccormick2011 | Dec 2, 2012 |
A book about a little boy who is afraid of the dark. ( )
  abarnes012892 | Nov 21, 2012 |
A little guy is going through the woods one night and sees a pair of pants ‘with nobody inside them’. He thinks this is really odd and kind of scary so he runs away. Night after night, however, he runs into these pants until he’s about scared out of his wits. It finally comes to the point that they are ‘face to face’, and he realizes that the pants were just as scared as he. ( )
  RayJones63 | Feb 15, 2012 |
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The narrator is frightened by a pair of pale green pants with no one inside that seems to be following him, until the two meet and discover that they have nothing to fear.

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