If You're A Monster And You Know It by Ed Emberley

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A brand-new monster twist on a classic song by Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley and his daughter, Rebecca Emberley.

Children will stomp their paws, twitch their tails, snort and growl, and wiggle and wriggle along with this bright and bold picture book twist on "If You're Happy and You Know It." Rebecca Emberley has written a rollicking text, which she has illustrated in collaboration with her father, Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley. Includes a fun sing-along song by Adrienne Emberley which can be downloaded at www.scholstic.com/ifyouramonsterandyouknowit


 

About Ed Emberley

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REBECCA EMBERLEY is a bestselling creator of many books for children, including THERE WAS AN OLD MONSTER, CHICKEN LITTLE, THE RED HEN, Piñata, and a series of bilingual English/Spanish books. She lives on the east coast, when not traveling the world, finding inspiration in even the smallest of places. ED EMBERLEY is the acclaimed author and illustrator of more than 75 books for children, including There Was an Old Monster, Chicken Little and Go Away, Big Green Monster! His numerous awards include a Caldecott Medal, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, Caldecott Honor, and Art Books for Children Citation. He lives in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
 
Published September 1, 2010 by Orchard Books. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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The contents of the distressed monster’s ever-expanding belly are visible throughout—no wonder “he STILL felt sick.” Written by Rebecca Emberley, illustrated in eye-popping Technicolor by the author and her father, Ed Emberley, and set to music by the author’s daughter, Adrian Emberley (available...

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In this rollicking interpretation of “If You’re Happy and You Know It,” brightly colored, digitally created monsters à la Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley's Big Scary Green one run amok, wriggling and roaring, stomping and twitching!

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The splotchy purple monster's initial snack—a tick—doesn't agree with him (“I don't know why/ he swallowed the tick/ 'cause it made him feel sick”), and the ants he ingests to catch the tick “had him dancing in his pants.” After downing a lizard, bat, jackal and bear, the monster feels “like he w...

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This father-daughter team builds on the winning formula of 2009's There Was an Old Monster with a silly spin on another familiar song.

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