Monty the Menace: Understanding Differences

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Mr. and Mrs. Katt are worried. Their son Monty doesn’t behave like his two sisters. He is always getting into trouble. Can they find out why and help Monty? MONTY THE MENACE, the first in a series of books about understanding differences, explores “being different” and how it feels to be placed in this category. The book tells the story of Monty, an accident-prone kitten whose problems are caused by his inability to see clearly. The story exposes children to Monty’s feelings and the reactions of his family to his...
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Overview

Mr. and Mrs. Katt are worried. Their son Monty doesn’t behave like his two sisters. He is always getting into trouble. Can they find out why and help Monty? MONTY THE MENACE, the first in a series of books about understanding differences, explores “being different” and how it feels to be placed in this category. The book tells the story of Monty, an accident-prone kitten whose problems are caused by his inability to see clearly. The story exposes children to Monty’s feelings and the reactions of his family to his antics before and after he gets eyeglasses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780983937302
  • Publisher: Baum & Baum LLC
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lonna Baum graduated from Boston University with a degree in physical therapy. After working in the field for many years and volunteering in a disability awareness program for first and second graders, she decided to expand children's understanding of differences through literature. Monty the Menace is the first in a series of books with this goal in mind. She lives in Michigan with her husband and has two children and two granddaughters. Dave Messing, a Michigan resident, is a noted advertising designer, illustrator, and teacher with past work featured on television and billboards, and in print, film, and national magazines. His latest venture is illustrating award-winning children's books. Titles include: Nick the Wise Old Cat by Linda Sicks, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud, Myrtle the Hurdler and Her Pink and Purple, Polka-Dotted Girdle, by Marybeth Dillon-Butler, and Ryan and Ruby Go to Kindergarten, by Alexander McNeece and Wendy Betway.
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  • Posted February 22, 2012

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    A Mom¿s Choice Awards Recipient!

    Monty the Menace is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

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