Beware, Take Care by Lilian Moore

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A fun fright-fest for any time of the year There's always something lurking in the spooky-but-fun urban world of these poems. Maybe it's a lost dragon (a wizard's loving pet--please return if found!) or a twelve-toed creature, or perhaps it's a monster celebrating his birthday. Whatever is there, it's sure to delight readers at any time of the year.

About Lilian Moore

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Lilian Moore (1909-2004) was the beloved author of many books for children, including See My Lovely Poison Ivy, from which many of the poems in this collection were taken.  Howard Fine is the illustrator of, among other books, Piggie Pie! and Zak's Lunch, by Margie Palatini.  He is a dentist and lives in White Plains, New York, with his family.
Published August 22, 2006 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“The Ghost in the Supermarket” ends with this couplet: “ ‘I’m just looking for the toast,’ says the ghost.” “The Monster’s Birthday Party” features a “cake in the shape of a snake, and trimmed with octopus goo.” Fine’s illustrations, in charcoal and gouache, add another level of appealing quirkin...

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