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My Monster Mama Loves Me So

Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: Laura Leuck
Illustrator: Mark Buehner
Date of Publication: 1999
ISBN: 0688168663
Grade Level: 1st    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Oct. 2002

Synopsis: (from the publisher) "My monster mama loves me so! Let me tell you how I know. When I wake up, she tweaks my nose, tickles all my pointy toes, combs the cobwebs from my bangs, and makes sure that I brush my fangs...." At once tender and funny, this monster bedtime story is guaranteed to generate giggles, tickles, and plenty of monster hugs.

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Make a Halloween card for your mom.
•  What do you want to be for Halloween? Draw!
•  Make a monster mask.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don’t have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!