He's Been a Monster All Day

He's Been a Monster All Day

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Cyd Moore (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530033

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Description

After an especially "busy" day, a preschool-age boy overhears his mother say, "He's been a monster all day." So the little boy starts to fantasize about what life as a monster would be like. "I wonder why Mommy thinks that of me? / I guess if she does then a monster I'll be! / I'm big and strong! / I grumble and growl / and scare people off / with a sneer and a scowl. / Being a monster is fun!" There are no rules to remember or manners to follow. And monsters can stay out as late as they please, scaring everyone away. As it turns out, being a monster isn't all it's cracked up to be. No one wants to be friends with a monster. And who will read a story and tuck a monster into bed? Maybe being a little boy isn't such a bad thing after all.

Reading Level
Lexile
202L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
H
ATOS
1.8
DRA
14
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy Family Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Type
Fiction
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