Jeremy Draws a Monster

By McCarty, Peter

Publishers Summary:
Alone in his room, Jeremy draws amonster. But then themonster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of themonstrous nuisance.He entertains his unwanted guest all day, but enough is enough. Jeremy finally draws him a bus ticket out of town! With a sure artistic touch and more than a dose of humor, Peter McCarty cleverly blurs the line between his own drawings and Jeremy’s, and in doing so subtly questions the line between reality and imagination.

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ISBN
978-0-80506-934-1
Publisher
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2009

K-Gr 1 In the tradition of Crockett Johnson's "Harold and the Purple Crayon" (HarperCollins, 1955), McCarty delivers a character who draws objects to life. This story, however, has a modern touch and an interesting psychological twist. Readers meet Jeremy, a blond, spike-haired boy garbed in a pink-striped shirt emblazoned with a large 3, alone in his third-floor apartment, gazing at a group of children playing ball below. The text reads, "He had his very own room. He never left. He never went outside." But Jeremy does have...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

Because he's lonely, Jeremy draws a big blue monster. Eventually tiring of the monster's demands, Jeremy draws the beast a on...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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