Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty

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Alone in his room, Jeremy draws amonster. But then themonster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of themonstrous nuisance.He entertains his unwanted guest all day, but enough is enough. Jeremy finally draws him a bus ticket out of town!

With a sure artistic touch and more than a dose of humor, Peter McCarty cleverly blurs the line between his own drawings and Jeremy’s, and in doing so subtly questions the line between reality and imagination.

About Peter McCarty

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PETER MCCARTY is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Fabian Escapes, Moon Plane, and T Is for Terrible, as well as Hondo & Fabian, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his family in upstate New York.
Published September 1, 2009 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 40 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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(The endpapers feature a harried-looking adult McCarty carrying a bag of groceries, his sightline awhirl with preliminary sketches of characters.) On an especially lonesome day, Jeremy takes out his fanciest pen and draws like a fiend, and that’s what he gets — a monstrous blue fiend (who brings...

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