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There Was An Old Monster

By Rebecca Emberley   and Adrian Emberley   and Ed Emberley   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545101455 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.86" x 11.31" | Ages 3 to 5

There was an old monster who swallowed a tick I don't know why he swallowed that tick 'Cause it made him feel sick! When he swallowed some ants, he danced in his pants. He swallowed a lizard, a bat, a jackal, and a bear. Then he tried to swallow a lion…ROAR!—Now that monster eats no more! Children will laugh along with the funny text, bright bold illustrations, and delightful song created by three generations of the talented Emberley family. Rebecca Emberley has written a rollicking text, which she has illustrated in collaboration with her dad—Caldecott award-winner Ed Emberley. And Rebecca's daughter, Adrian, has recorded the fun sing-along lyrics— available for download on our Web site.