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Animals Scare Me Stiff

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An ingeniously funny book which addresses the serious issue of irrational fear in children.

Like many small children, Tom has a vivid imagination, but it sometimes runs so wild that even the tiniest things terrify him. He imagines all manner of horrors, from being eaten by a dog and squeezed to death by a snake, to spiders crawling up his nose and birds pecking off his ears
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Hardcover, 40 pages
Published December 5th 2000 by Jonathan Cape (first published 2000)
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Following the resounding success of my Locus Quest, I faced a dilemma: which reading list to follow it up with? Variety is the spice of life, so I’ve decided to diversify and pursue six different lists simultaneously. This book falls into my BEDTIME STORIES list.

I have a little boy and love reading to him, so this reading list will cover the classic (and new) children’s stories we’re enjoying together.


My wife is the oldest of three siblings - each six years apart - so her little brother is twel
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funny boom but the image at the end i shall have in my brain forever
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Shelves: children
This is a quite amusing book. Not very amusing. Not very nicely drawn. But okay.
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Nederlandse titel "O nee, beesten!"
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