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Love the Beastie

Written & illustrated by Henrik Drescher
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Dec 20, 2011
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What's Love the Beastie About

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Be kind to your pets! That’s the message of Love the Beastie. Gross, outrageous, but pure fun in a book, Love the Beastie is a pull and poke, spin and play, and cuddle and kiss Valentine for kids and especially kids with pets.

Meet Paul and Judy. And meet their pet, Beastie. Paul and Judy used to be so mean to Beastie. They pulled Beastie’s hair, tickled Beastie’s feet. So, Beastie feastied! Good thing Paul and Judy learned their lesson (stuck inside the belly of the Beastie).

Written and illustrated by Henrik Drescher, Love the Beastie picks up where his irresistibly offbeat Pat the Beastie left off. Now Paul and Judy really are best friends with Beastie, and treat him with the love and respect he deserves. They go to the playground and spin on the carousel—don’t throw up! Brush Beastie’s gunky teeth (Gross!), and help Beastie play dress-up (ha, look at Beastie’s funny clothes). Then, at the end of a long day, they all cuddle together in bed. Ahhh.

So what if Beastie’s kisses are scratchy or Beastie farts in his sleep. That doesn’t mean a thing when you love someone.

What Kind of Book is Love the Beastie

Themes:
pets
kindness
monsters
Categories:
interactive
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Love the Beastie

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Henrik Drescher

Henrik Drescher, an illustrator whose work regularly appears in <i>The New York Times Book Review</i> and other national and international publications, is the author of <i>Pat the Beastie</i> and other children’s books, including <i>McFig and McFly: A Tale of Jealousy, Revenge, and Death (with a Happy Ending)</i>; <i>Hubert the Pudge: A Vegetarian Tale</i>; and <i>The Strange Appearance of Howard Cranebill</i>, which won <i>The New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Book of the Year.<br />He splits his time between Toronto and China.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780761161097
Publication Date:
December 20, 2011
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2011031894
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0761161090

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