I Want To Be in a Scary Story

By Taylor, Sean

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ISBN
9780763689537
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2017  |  Halloween Roundup

PreS-Gr 1—A conversation between Little Monster and an unseen narrator plays out through a series of alternating visual spreads. Initially, the purple monster is positioned on a solid white background. As the narrator begins telling a story, the monster enters the scene like a movie backdrop. As details about the tale change, the monster goes in and out of the scene as it shifts. Capturing the exact teetering feeling of a child who wants to ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2017

An offstage narrator talks to happy Little Monster, who has a big purple head, three stubby teeth, tiny horns, and wide yellow eyes. "'Hello, Little Monster. What do you want to do today?' 'Can I be in a story?'" Using dialogue distinguished by color (black for the narrator, purple for Little Monster), the two try to find just the right balance between funny and scary. "'I want to be in a SCARY story!' 'A fun...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2018

An offstage narrator talks to happy Little Monster, who has a big purple head, three stubby teeth, tiny horns, and wide yellow eyes. "'Hello, Little Monster. What do you want to do today?' 'Can I be in a story?'" Using dialogue distinguished by color (black for the narrator, purple for Little Monster), the two try to find just the right balance between funny and scary. "'I want to be in a SCARY story!' 'A fun...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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