Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster by Laura Numeroff

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Is your monster misbehaving?
Is he eating your favorite shirts?
Is he using your hairbrush to clean his teeth?
Is he annoying your family on car trips?
Never fear those monster mishaps again!

Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans, the world's leading experts on monsters and the mischief they make, have created the ultimate 10-Step Guide to Living With Your Monster.

A portion of the proceeds from Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide To Living With Your Monster will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

 

About Laura Numeroff

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Laura Numeroff is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give . . . series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide To Living With Your Monster. She loves to play tennis and travel and lives in Los Angeles, California. A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization that promotes children’s literacy. hr Laura Numeroff, autora de numerosos libros para niÑos, entre los que se incluye la conocida serie Si le das . . . , The Chicken Sister y Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. Vive en Los Angeles, California, donde le encanta montar a caballo, leer biografÍas y jugar con sus mascotas. Parte de las regalÍas obtenidas por este libro serÁn donadas a First Book, una organizaciÓn nacional sin Ánimo de lucro que promueve el amor por la lectura.
 
Published March 26, 2002 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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If you give an adorable gray kitten a supporting role in a popular series, he'll cry out for a lead—and thus, this latest entry from Numeroff and Bond, which features a cat that first appeared in If You Give a Pig a Party .

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Tossing an apple to the boy “make[s] him think of baseball,” so the two dabble in that sport, play pirates, have a water fight, and fly a kite, before the dog is again reminded of apple juice—and donuts.

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The team behind What Brothers Do Best/What Sisters Do Best turns its attention to four-legged family members, making it clear that puppies do certain things very well: for example, chasing a ball, learning how to sit, digging holes, and making messes.

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On a number of occasions, rhythm falters and rhyme schemes get lost, as in the inaugural stanza of ""A Day at the Beach"": ""This summer when I go to the beach/ I'd like to collect some shells./ I'll string them together and hang them at home/ So when the wind blows they'll sound like bells."" Bo...

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In a rollicking romp, Numeroff and Bond send the energetic, exuberant star of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Take a Mouse to the Movies (and his boy sidekick) into the classroom.

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With outlandish illustrations that playfully contradict the rhyming text, this sequel to Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers boldly asserts that ""pandas don't pole vault/ And camels don't sing/ And you won't find a chipmunk who'll ever be king,"" etc.

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""The lighthearted watercolor art, flooded with droll visual tidbits, will get the laughs here,"" said PW.

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When Chez Stew runs out of its specialty, a woman and her white poodle take off with their waiter in search of the desired dish.

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Canine police officer Sherman Crunchley has no desire to take a bite out of crime.

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Just in time for Mother's Day, What Mommies Do Best by Laura Numeroff, illus.

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But during a storytelling session, the librarian manages to change Beatrice's mind about libraries and books, if not her overall disposition, made all the more credible by Munsinger's emotive artwork.

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Numeroff and Evans provide a carefully and comically outlandish outline to the parameters of monster (aka pet) ownership.

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