Making Friends with Frankenstein: A Book of Monstrous Poems and Pictures

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Candlewick Press, Sep 1, 1996 - Children's poetry, English. - 96 pages
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ughton's third book of silly, funny, completely hilarious verse offers a veritable feast of ridiculous monsters, revolting insults, and awful aliens. Packed with irresistible and irrepressible illustrations, Making Friends With Frankenstein promises readers hours of read-aloud fun. Full color.

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User Review  - natalie.loy - LibraryThing

Making Friends with Frankenstein is a silly and funny poetry book. It is a poetry book centered on monsters. There are poems from your worst enemy to Dracula, to monstrous insults, and aliens. The ... Read full review

MAKING FRIENDS WITH FRANKENSTEIN: A Book of Monstrous Poems and Pictures

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

McNaughton's grimacing, pop-eyed cartoon figures are the perfect accompaniment for his uninhibited rhymes and free verse. Even though it can descend into indelicacy or tedium (``Widdly, waddly, kink-a ... Read full review


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Colin McNaughton was born on May 1, 1951 in Britain. He is the writer and illustrator of over 70 children's books. He studied graphic design at the Central School of Art and Design in London. He then went on to earn his MA in illustration at the Royal College of Art which is when he published his firat book. His picture books have comic -strip techniques that make them unique. McNaughton's books include the Preston Pig series: Suddenly!, Boo!, Clops!, Goal!, Hmm... and Shh (Don't Tell Mister Wolf!) all of which feature Preston Pig and his clever escapes from Mr Wolf. A TV series was later developed from these books. One of his notable books is, There's an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighbourhood, which is a collection of poetry written with Allan Ahlberg.

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