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Monster Lunch
     

Monster Lunch

by Pat Skene
 

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In Monster Lunch we dine with Frankenstein, attend a burgoo and a birthday party, meet a grumpy garden dude and slurp hot zoop. Each poem is followed by an interview with the main character or fascinating facts about food. This collection of yummy, yucky, messy and hot rhyming stories is bursting with rhythmical fun.

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In Monster Lunch we dine with Frankenstein, attend a burgoo and a birthday party, meet a grumpy garden dude and slurp hot zoop. Each poem is followed by an interview with the main character or fascinating facts about food. This collection of yummy, yucky, messy and hot rhyming stories is bursting with rhythmical fun.

Editorial Reviews

Canadian Children's Book News
"Rhyming poems are paired with an interview with the main character or a serving of fascinating food facts. Black-and-white art appears in this collection crafted around a most clever premise."
The Bookmark (BCTLA)
"The colourful cover and numerous illustrations should attract independent readers while teachers could use indiviual poems...Recommended."
Northumberland Today
"Offering (among other treats) a good-nutrition update on some old Mother Goose poems, Frankenstein's idea of a good feed, and an introduction to the concept of burgoo."
CM Magazine
"Skene's poems and information are enjoyable reads, both funny and informative. They can be read as a book, or poem by poem as time permits; these would be great in a classroom for when the teacher has a few free minutes (before the bell rings or otherwise). Highly recommended."
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"A compilation of six funny, story length rhyming poems...The poems are well-written and fun to read aloud."
Tucson Unified School District
"A book of six silly poems that students will love to read...Fun and simple to read. Recommended."
Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551439419
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Series:
Orca Echoes Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
640L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Read an Excerpt

The whole thing started in my bowl,

when I sat down to lunch.

I love zoo crackers in my soup,

so I threw in a bunch.

They floated in my noodle soup.

My bowl looked like a zoo.

And then I heard them calling me,

"Hey, you there, Soozy Q.!"

Meet the Author

Pat Skene lives in Cobourg, Ontario where she writes a syndicated newspaper story page for children. She is also the author of award-winning picture book, The Whoosh of Gadoosh, Illumination Arts, Bellevue WA 2002. Pat is a member of CANSCAIP and The Writer's Union of Canada. For more information, visit www.boomerrantz.wordpress.com or email her at pat.skene@sympatico.ca.

A graduate of the illustration program at Sheridan College in Ontario, Graham Ross began his freelance illustration and graphic design career in Ottawa. A career that has spawned illustrations for such publishers as Orca Book Publishers, Scholastic Canada, and Meadowside Books of the United Kingdom, as well as numerous Canadian government agencies and private design firms. He lives in Merrickville, Ontario with a circus star family: his juggling wife, a helldriver daughter, a canine cannonball, and a fire breathing cat. For more information, visit www.kidwithacrayon.com.

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