There's an Alligator Under My Bed

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Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited, 1988 - 32 pages
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The alligator under his bed makes a boy's bedtime hazardous operation, until he lures it out of the house and into the garage. Suggested level: junior.

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Review: There's an Alligator under My Bed

User Review  - Briana Nelson - Goodreads

This was one of my favorite books growing up. I really enjoy this book because it's very simple, and surrounds a common childhood fear of monsters under the bed. As an older, that was a surprise to me ... Read full review

Review: There's an Alligator under My Bed

User Review  - Kyjafree - Goodreads

the boy knew there was an alligator under his bed so when it was time for him to go to sleep he couldn't so he called his parents in his room and told them and they checked but there was nothing there ... Read full review

About the author (1988)

Mercer Mayer was born December 30, 1943 in Little Rock Arkansas. While attending school at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Mayer decided to enter the field of children's book illustration. He created a portfolio of sketches and peddled them wherever he could. He moved to New York City in 1964, pursuing further instruction at the Art Students League of New York, where he met an artist named Marianna who became his first wife. He soon created a new portofolio and with these new sketches persuaded editors at Dial Press and Harper & Row to give him some illustration work. Mayer published his first book, A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, at Dial Press in 1967. It was notable for being a completely wordless picture book one that tells its story entirely through the use of pictures. Mayer was one of the first illustrators to be credited for using this format. Five more books in this series were to follow. Mayer joined Golden Publishing, creators of Little Golden Books, in 1976. Through them he has sold his "Little Critter" and "Little Monster" series, which are popular with beginning readers. His title Just Me and My Dad made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

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