A Very Hairy Scary Story

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Sarah's walk home is perfectly safe, but you know how creepy things can look when it's getting dark. Shadows take on lives of their own, any noise can make you jump, and a perfectly normal yard can seem pretty scary indeed.

Witty verse propels Sarah from fright to fright while with each page turn, kids can see the harmless everyday objects that inspire her fear. Kids won't ever look at grills or skateboards the same way again!

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Review: A Very Hairy Scary Story

User Review  - Tam - Goodreads

Cute story about a little girl who stayed too late at a friend's house. Instead of calling her dad to come get her, she decided she would sneak home. Along the way she found things that frightened her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Evelyn Repass - Goodreads

Does your mind every play tricks on you in the dark? Sarah's does. A cute rhyming book about facing dangers alone. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Rick Walton became a children's writer because, after trying almost every other career in the book, he finally realized that writing for kids was one of the few things that he both enjoyed and was good at. Since that realization he has had over forty books published, with many more scheduled for publication over the next couple of years. His works include picture books, riddle books, activity books, a collection of poetry, and educational and game software. His books have been featured on the IRA Children's Choice list, on Reading rainbow, and on CBS This Morning.

Rick lives in Provo, Utah, with his wife, Ann, the brains of the household, who also writes for kids, programs computers, masters Rick's website, and does all the home repair that Rick never learned how to do. It was Ann, who grew up in a computer family and who has eight siblings and a father in the computer industry, who dragged Rick kicking and screaming into the computer age. Now Rick doesn't understand how anyone can survive without word-processing programs, e-mail, and their own website.

They have four children, all of whom are learning to love reading, writing, and computers.

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