James Sage Mr Beast

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A deliciously scary book about the adventures of a little boy and his dad, by the successful author and illustrator team behind Fat Cat.Charlie is a very bold little boy who loves playing monsters with his dad. When his mother makes a batch of sugared doughnuts for Mr Beast, Charlie doesn't think twice about eating them all up. So Mr Beast threatens to come visiting that night.... but Charlie isn't scared!

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James Sage is an American children's author who has lived and travelled in many parts of the world. He now lives in the UK in Lincolnshire. His first children's book won the Priz d'Arles. In 1993 he wrote Where the Great Bear Watches, which won the Mother Goose Award.Russell Ayto had a varied career before turning his attention to children's book illustration. He worked as both a postman and a scientific officer. He has illustrated numerous books for children including Whiff by Ian Whybrow. He now lives and works in Cornwall with his wife and two young children.

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Kindergarten-Grade 3–In Sage's contemporary tale, a nurturing mother makes doughnuts while the father pretends to be a disgruntled beast. Readers first meet Charlie, a child with a passion for monsters, his Mom, and his Dad in the kitchen. As his mother mentions making doughnuts, his father, wearing a wide smile, exits the door with a coffee and newspaper in hand. Charlie finds Mr. Beast in the shed outdoors where he keeps a large, oversize frying pan. He is more than happy to loan the pan, as long as Charlie returns it filled to the brim with her delectable doughnuts! The plot turns when the boy, having succumbed to temptation, returns the pan empty and is met by Mr. Beast's threat: â You've eaten all my doughnuts, bozo, so tonight I'll eat you! Depend upon it!' Page after page, the suspense mounts as Mr. Beast slowly makes his way to Charlie's room at night. He hears Mr. Beast say, â Now I'm in the house, and I'm really going to eat you up!' Ayto's dark purple and green drawings have angular, elongated forms, with menacing shadows that add drama and suspense to the text. Instead of being frightening, however, they are whimsical and funny, keeping the tone firmly tongue-in-cheek. In the end, the mother reasserts civility within the household as the two males promise to be good. An interesting addition for monster lovers.–Teresa Pfeifer, Alfred Zanetti Montessori Magnet School, Springfield, MA
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