Rona Long-Teeth by Fran Parnell
A Story from Tahiti (Monster Stories)

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The recurring theme of cannibalism and the image of the mother, with her huge, toothy mouth and fanglike beads on her shirt, about to eat her own daughter are a bit rough in a book for emerging readers.
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This story is an adapted version of a chapter of The Barefoot Book of Monsters, published in 2003--Copyright page.
 

About Fran Parnell

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Parnell spent her early childhood years in Singapore, before moving to England. She has worked as a editor on both children's books and travel guides. Sophie Fatus grew up in Paris and now lives in Florence. She has illustrated numerous picture books for publishers in Italy, Japan, Spain, France, and the UK. Sophie is passionate about animals and enjoys painting them in her artwork. When she's not illustrating, Sophie often runs children's art workshops in schools and gets involved in exhibitions of her work.
 
Published April 1, 2013 by Barefoot Books. 48 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction
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on Mar 13 2013

The recurring theme of cannibalism and the image of the mother, with her huge, toothy mouth and fanglike beads on her shirt, about to eat her own daughter are a bit rough in a book for emerging readers.

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