A Beasty Story by Bill Martin Jr

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In a dark, dark house, in a dark, dark wood lurks a creepy, beasty . . . BEAST! But fear not--this beast may not be so beastly after all. The talents of Bill Martin Jr and Steven Kellogg come together for the first time to create a ghoulish story that’s both scary and snug. Cuddle up but beware--you’re in for a big, beasty surprise!

About Bill Martin Jr

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BILL MARTIN JR is known worldwide for his classic picture books, including Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? He lives in Texas.STEVEN KELLOGG has illustrated more than a hundred books for children. He lives in Connecticut.
Published August 2, 1999 by Harcourt Children's Books. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In large type well geared to beginning readers, the text sets the scene for each spread--and reinforces knowledge of colors: ""In a dark, dark wood there is a dark, dark house./ In the dark brown house there is a dark, dark stair."" Appearing in speech balloons within the whimsical illustrations,...

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Four wide-eyed mice enter a dark, dark house in a dark, dark wood, in this not-so-scary tale that also teaches colors.

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