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Ada Public Library J BRA (Text) 33500013164488 Main Available -
Bagley Public Library J BRA (Text) 33500013164470 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781368037013
  • ISBN: 1368037011
  • ISBN: 9781551435008
  • ISBN: 1551435004
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : New York : Disney * Hyperion, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"10-year-old Clark's beloved stuffed animals protect him every night from the Monsters, but they face their biggest challenge yet when one targets Clark's dad"-- Provided by publisher. Includes directions for making a stuffed animal.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 February #2
    As fourth grade ends, Clark's mother decides that he must give up his stuffed animals. Meanwhile, his father is overwhelmed by a mysterious illness and sadness. Clark knows better than to tell Mom the purpose of the stuffies in his room: defense against monsters, which may be undermining his father's health. Shortly after Mom confiscates Clark's stuffies, his grandmother makes him an odd, homely, but potentially fierce-looking one named Foon, before she undergoes chemo. Mom ships Clark off to summer camp, where he finds supportive friends and gains self-confidence, while Foon (a stowaway) learns how to save Clark and his family. This lovable chapter book has plenty going for it: inviting jacket art, a well-paced third-person narrative, vivid characters, and a point system that kids can use to rate their own stuffies on the Monster Protection Scale. While it's surprising when, for many chapters, the focus shifts from Clark to Foon, in context, it works quite well. Additionally, in three multipage sections, characters offer illustrated sewing tips, instructions, and comments on making a stuffed animal. Just in case. Grades 3-6. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Liz Braswell spent her childhood reading fairy tales, catching frogs, and going on adventures in the woods with her stuffed animals. She has a degree in Egyptology from Brown University (and yes, she can write your name in hieroglyphs). After making video games for ten years Liz now writes full-time and plays video games for fun. She has written Snow,Rx, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, and several books in the best-selling Twisted Tales series, including Part of Your World and As Old as Time. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two children, a cat, a part-time dog, three fish, and five coffee trees, and still sleeps with a Stuffy. You can email her at or Instagram and tweet @LizBraswell.

Subject: Toys > Fiction.
Monsters > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.

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