What's Under the Bed? by Joe Fenton

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Fred doesn't want to go to sleep, he's worried about what is hiding underneath his bed. Is it big? Is it small? Is it skinny? is it tall? Hardly any text is needed to tell this adorable story because the accompanying illustrations are so lively and bold. And never fear, what is under the bed is as harmless as Ted, Fred's stuffed bear.

About Joe Fenton

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Joe Fenton has worked for several years in the film industry for Disney and other studios as a concept artist. He is from London, England, but currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. This is his first picture book.
Published September 2, 2008 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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After Fred finally conjures up the courage to look down to find that it’s “only Ted,” he falls fast asleep on the floor, while a scared monster is left in bed to wonder, “What’s that noise?

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Or rather small?” Fred, his haplessness signaled by the oversize glasses he wears even to sleep, finally summons the courage to peer under the bed and, predictably, finds his teddy bear, Ted.

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that some kids might be a little put off by the spooky pictures, but if they know there's a happy ending and see that the young boy faces his fears, they might enjoy the creepy atmosphere.

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While the author of an adult novel aims to scare readers, the author of a book for children, especially a picture book, seeks to reassure the child.

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