Friday, September 13, 2013

Rayburn and Timmy from "Monster on the Hill"

Rayburn the monster and Timmy the plucky urchin from Rob Harrell's book "Monster on the Hill":

At some point in the story, the kid gets accidentally turned into a "shmushroom." Broccoli probably wouldn't help, but the remedy offered in the book: "psychofruit juice" was not available in Ansel's lunch today.

Ansel really  liked this book about a depressed monster with self esteem problems.  He was quite annoyed when his older brother, who gets to stay up a bit later than he does, was able to finish the story before him.

I did read the ending to him early the next morning.

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