Monster Motel by Douglas Florian

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Step inside the Monster Motel, where mostly monstrous monsters dwell. But be careful, you may find yourself having so much fun you’ll never . . . ever . . . come . . . out! These original poems of endearing monsters and their hilarious antics will have children and adults howling for more. "An excellent choice for youngsters who beg for something scary."--Booklist
 

About Douglas Florian

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DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including zoo's who; bow wow meow meow, a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year; lizards, frogs, and polliwogs, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book; mammalabilia, an ABA's Pick of the Lists; insectlopedia, an ALA Notable Children's Book and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year; and omnibeasts, a gift collection of his best-loved animal poems. He lives with his family in New York City.
 
Published April 30, 1993 by Harcourt Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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``Welcome to the Monster Motel, / Where mostly monstrous monsters dwell. / They crawl the walls and gore the floors, / They shred the beds then saw the doors.'' Jaunty verses with a kid-pleasing combi

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The Monster Chef cooks up ``a meal / Of spotted toad and speckled eel'' and adds--for that extra je ne sais quoi --``a lizard's pointed nose.'' The yellow Brilly, a ``foolish ghoulish puddinghead,'' is a creature who ``munches traffic signs'' for lunch and ``takes its bath in lemon Jell-O.'' With...

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