Monsters Are Afraid of the Moon

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Sep 5, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Poor Marie! Every night as she climbed into bed, she got a visit from three monsters. They only came out in darkness, so she knew they must be afraid of the light. Marie took a huge pair of scissors, and cutting the moon out of the sky, hung it right in her bedroom. No darkness, no monsters!
Her plan worked perfectly, or so she thought . . . but without a moon in the sky, the village cats were in total darkness! They began bumping into everything, and winding up in the hospital. With no cats to chase them, the mice ran amuck. Finally the king found Marie: "You must return the moon to the sky!" he said. But Marie wouldn't agree--not until she was sure those monsters were gone. How could the king make things right for everyone? A delightful tall tale for bedtime or anytime.

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User Review  - Ana Cristina - Goodreads

Cute story about monsters, cats and the moon! Read full review

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User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

I'm a fan of Marjane Satrapi, but this children's book just didn't do it for me. There are monsters that scare Marie at night, so she cuts out the moon and puts it in a birdcage in her room to keep ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Marjane Satrapi is the award-winning author/illustrator of the bestselling graphic-novel memoirs, Persepolis and Persepolis 2, which tell of her years growing up in Iran. She currently lives in Paris.

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