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Amanda Pig and the Awful, Scary Monster
     

Amanda Pig and the Awful, Scary Monster

by Jean Van Leeuwen, Ann Schweninger (Illustrator)
 

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Poor Amanda Pig! She's never going to get any sleep with all of the monsters in her room. Or maybe there are no such things as monsters. One thing's for sure, though: Amanda is going to have to be a big girl if she wants the monsters to go away for good.

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Poor Amanda Pig! She's never going to get any sleep with all of the monsters in her room. Or maybe there are no such things as monsters. One thing's for sure, though: Amanda is going to have to be a big girl if she wants the monsters to go away for good.

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Van Leeuwen captures childhood emotions perfectly and includes just the right amount of humor. . . . This book will delight the pigletÆs many fans. (School Library Journal)

This author-artist team demonstrates a solid understanding of childhood feelings and family dynamics. (The Horn Book )

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142402030
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
09/09/2004
Series:
Penguin Young Readers Level 3 Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
827,211
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.22(d)
Lexile:
210L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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From the Publisher
Van Leeuwen captures childhood emotions perfectly and includes just the right amount of humor. . . . This book will delight the piglet's many fans. (School Library Journal)

This author-artist team demonstrates a solid understanding of childhood feelings and family dynamics. (The Horn Book )

Meet the Author

Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of more than fifty children's books, including picture books, Easy-to-Read books, and middle-grade fiction. Ms. Van Leeuwen now lives in another small town north of New York City with her husband, Bruce Gavril. She has two grown children, David and Elizabeth, and a young grandchild, who will surely inspire more stories. 

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