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Bedtime monsters

by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 18 Libraries 20 of 21 copies
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CLP - Brookline Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Carrick Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Kiosk qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - South Side Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - West End Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Woods Run Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Schneider
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E SCH
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E SCHNEIDER
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea SCHNEIDER Josh
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j SCH
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict Sch
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E SCH
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South Park Library Picture Books PIC SCH
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Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP MON SCHNEIDER
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Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Schneider
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Summary
Creaking . . . Squeaking . . . Gnashing . . . Glinking . . . Under the bed, deep in the closet, behind the radiator . . . the bedtime monsters are stirring, and poor Arnold is too scared to fall asleep. He's powerless to get rid of them--and they don't seem to be more scared of him than he is of them, no matter what his mother says. But even the most terrible, horrible monster has to be afraid of something, as Arnold eventually finds out in this empowering tale of harnessing the imagination and conquering nighttime fears.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "We meet Arnold as he is crashing through his toys or, as he sees it, destroying New York. In a neat flourish, Schneider depicts Arnold's imagination with blue outlines: his little-boy body is outlined by a Godzillalike beast, and those falling blocks are outlined by skyscrapers. The giddy destruction ends at bedtime, when from the closet crawls the toe biter that Arnold fears. But the purple, tusked goblin is just there to hide from the truly awful tooth gnasher, who shows up worried about the hideous winged fargle. You get the picture. Soon Arnold is sharing his too-small bed with an array of colorful, fretful monsters. It comes to a head when the grozny buzzler shows up, wondering if anyone has seen signs of the nefarious Arnolds. Says the buzzler, I heard one destroyed New York. Indeed, it's a snappy way to drive home a good-natured lesson in incorrect assumptions. Schneider's watercolor creatures are a darling array of beaked, winged, clawed, and blubbered goofballs, supporting the text with just the right brand of off-center quirk.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Schneider is on a roll. Following a Geisel Award for Tales for Very Picky Eaters and a hilarious tale of just deserts in The Meanest Birthday Girl, he upends the classic monster-under-the-bed story. During the day, Arnold loves pretending to be a monster, but nighttime is another matter, what with the "terrible toe biter" lurking in his bedroom. "Are you just as scared of me as I am of you?" Arnold asks the large, purple creature with a white athletic sock hanging from a tusk. "No, of course not," replies the monster, who is actually afraid of the "horrible tooth gnasher," which is nervous about the "winged fargle," and so on. Soon, Arnold's bed is crammed with monsters, and annoyance replaces fear. Schneider expertly builds tension up to the "gotcha" ending, and his illustrations are filled with wildly imaginative perspectives, visual gags, and details, from the imaginary Fifth Avenue that Arnold trashes in the opening scene (a rubber ball stands in for the Guggenheim Museum) to the tiny butterfly wings that hold up the gargantuan winged fargle. Ages 4-8. Agent: Paul Rodeen, Rodeen Literary Management. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Fear of the dark -- Juvenile fiction.
Bedtime -- Juvenile fiction.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Fear of the dark -- Fiction.
Bedtime -- Fiction.
Monsters -- Fiction.
Publisher Boston :2013
Language English
Description 31 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 9780544002708 (hbk.)
0544002709 (hbk.)
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