"Beginning readers who crave suspense will be drawn to this gentle spin on the 'Chicken Little' motif."—Kirkus Reviews
When Inchworm misunderstands a conversation between Mama Bug and her baby, he warns Toad who tells Rabbit. Rabbit tips off Mouse who alerts Fox. Before long they've concocted a monster of a rumor that is flat-out funny! This Step 2 story has basic vocabulary and short sentences. It is perfect for emergent readers.
Step into Reading author and Christopher Medal winner David Harrison’s poems and stories have been widely anthologized and translated. Total sales of his books exceed fifteen million. David’s work has been presented on national television and radio and produced on cassette and CD-ROM. David has been a musician, scientist, editor, and businessman. He holds degrees from Drury, Emory, and Missouri State universities. He is poet laureate of Drury University. He lives with his wife Sandy in Springfield, Missouri.
A Monster is Coming! by David L. Harrison; illustrtated by Hans Wilhelm