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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User Review  - jpons - LibraryThing

This book is about a young girl who is late getting home to her parent's house. On her way home she thinks she encounters some very hairy and scary animals. The author uses verse form to write the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bsalomon - LibraryThing

A little girl stays late at a friend’s house, instead of calling her father, she decides to sneak back into her bed without her father knowing. When she leaves she realized that she should have called ... 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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