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Beware, Take Care

4.18  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A fun fright-fest for any time of the year

There's always something lurking in the spooky-but-fun urban world of these poems. Maybe it's a lost dragon (a wizard's loving pet--please return if found!) or a twelve-toed creature, or perhaps it's a monster celebrating his birthday. Whatever is there, it's sure to delight readers at any time of the year.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 22nd 2006 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Natalie Pietro
Feb 24, 2012 Natalie Pietro rated it it was amazing
I stumbled upon this book hidden deep in the botton of a huge Salvation Army bin. After hours of digging, down on the botton laying virtually untouched was Beware, Take Care by Lilian Moore. Having heard of her once or twice I decided it was time to finally discover what her poems were all about.
They sure were fun and spooky poems. Spooky in a childish way. Poems about ghosts, monsters, dragons. My son got the biggest kick out of these poems. Something about poetry makes him smile every time. I
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Apr 03, 2015 Kelly Haacke rated it liked it
I chose the book "Beware, Take Care" By Lilian Moore. This book of poetry for children is made up of poems of any type of creature lurking around at any time of the year, whether it's a monster, or a dragon, or something else that is spooky. I gave this book a rating of 3 out of 5 because I thought some of the language was a little difficult for the age group, however, I did like the fact that in almost each poem there was a lot of repetition and rhyming which again helps children understand and ...more
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Lilian Moore grew up in New York, received a degree in teaching from Hunter College, and did graduate work at Columbia University. She attended college during the Depression, so job opportunities were few. She worked for the Bureau of Educational Research, helping children who could not read in their Reading Clinic. Ms. Moore was also a reading specialist for the New York Board of Education. She ...more
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