Horns, Tails, Spikes, and Claws

By J. Elizabeth Mills; Jef Czekaj (Illustrator)
(Cartwheel Books, Board Book, 9780545393850, 10pp.)

Publication Date: July 2012

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A mix-and-match monster board book!

Flip the pages to create up to 125 different monsters!

HORNS, TAILS, SPIKES, AND CLAWS is a mix-and-match board book of monstrous proportions! Building off of the well-known song Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, this book explores all sorts of different monsters from top to bottom (and horns and claws and fangs and wings). With die-cut pages throughout, readers can flip and mix monsters to create their ideal creature!

About the Author

J. Elizabeth Mills has written many books for children including The Spooky Wheels on the Bus. She lives in Seattle, Washington but you can visit her at www.jemills.com

Jef Czekaj is a cartoonist, the author and illustrator of Cat Secrets, and an underground DJ. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts. You can visit him at www.czekaj.com

Praise For Horns, Tails, Spikes, and Claws

"From vampire space robots with sneakers for antennae to a froglike woodland beastie with a striped shirt and slime trail, this is low-tech, high-appeal fun." --Publisher's Weekly, STARRED, July 2012.

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