Wanda's Monster by Eileen Spinelli

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Vibrantly colored vignettes depicting familiar domestic scenes are juxtaposed with delightfully quirky depictions of a purple, horned, long-nosed, and rather pitiful-looking monster sequestered in the closet. A must for chasing away those nighttime jitters with a hearty dose of giggles.
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Wanda is afraid there's a monster in her closet. Her mom and dad say there's no such thing. But Granny, listening at the closet door, says, "Yep, I do believe there's one in there." Granny actually she feels sorry for the monster!
 

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EILEEN SPINELLI is the author of many books for children including the best-seller Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch and the critcally acclaimed Sophie's Masterpiece. She lives in Pennsylvania. Nancy Hayashi grew up in Bucyrus, Ohio, where every week she would check out as many books as she could carry from her local library. By the time she was in third grade, she knew she wanted to make books herself. After working as a designer and art director, Ms. Hayashi began writing and illustrating books for children. Ms. Hayashi lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons. She still checks out as many library books as she can.
 
Published January 1, 2002 by Albert Whitman & Company. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction
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Vibrantly colored vignettes depicting familiar domestic scenes are juxtaposed with delightfully quirky depictions of a purple, horned, long-nosed, and rather pitiful-looking monster sequestered in the closet. A must for chasing away those nighttime jitters with a hearty dose of giggles.

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