Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Book - 1992
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Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1992], ©1992
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316236539
Branch Call Number: FICTION Emb
Description: 31 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm


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This interactive picture book teaches parts of a face and gives children the power to make a monster appear....then GO AWAY!

When big, green monster slowly appears, can you make him go away?

With a repeating phrase throughout, this silly classic lets children be active participants in the reading experience. Point to the words, "Go away, big green monster," as you read aloud and encourage kids to say them with you!

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JCLBeckyC Oct 24, 2016

During Toddler Storytime I read this book, then followed with a puppet retelling of the story. Big hit. Highly recommended for little kids who might be too afraid of other monster stories.

AliceMarie Oct 19, 2016

Be prepared to read and reread it many times!

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

A progression of cut-out pages form a monster until the middle of the book when the reader sends the monster away bit by bit and page by page. Themes – Colour, Faces, Monsters

Jun 03, 2015

Fun read! I love telling the monster to "Go Away!" and watching it disappear.

PimaLib_KatherineB May 08, 2015

A great storytime book. Children will enjoy how the pages are cut to reveal the story and will want to help "banish" the monster if encouraged to participate.

Oct 13, 2010

A great, fun read to let children know that they have the power to banish monsters. Also a great book for storytime! Works well with toddlers and preschoolers.

Facchintr Jun 23, 2010

One of my all-time favourites for storytime. Encourage participation from the children - it will empower them!


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Dec 13, 2014

lubabr thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 4


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Jun 12, 2015

"Go Away, Big Green Monster! and Don't Come Back! Until I say so."


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