What Was I Scared Of?
What's a pair of empty green trousers doing standing by itself in the woods? Or riding a bike in Grin-itch?Or fishing on Roover River?The narrator certainly doesn't want to find out but wherever he goes, he's haunted by the spooky empty pants. Finally, when the two find themselves hiding from each other in a Snide bush, the terrified narrator realizes, "I was just as stran...more
His humor makes Kevin hart's jokes seem just about as funny and absorbing as stale bread and watching me try to rhyme.
And No. I'm not done yet. I'm still trying to experience the wonders of his little works- something I should have experienced years ago O.o
I recently started reading a Dr. Seuss, and ended up reading three in one sitting. I tried writing 3 reviews, but they kept running together. So I writing one review and posting it in three separate places.
First of all, I guess I should qualify myself a little bit. I am one of the generation that Clarles Schultz had in mind when he wrote a “Peanuts” comic stip.
Charlie Brown: Linus, what did you think of all those forms ...more
I thought this book had a really great theme behind it; Everyone has something they are afraid of. This story shows that sometimes when you face your fears you find out that things are not as scary as the ...more
Before my son was born and old enough to start talking, I had no idea pants were funny. So are the words piper and pepper. When Caleb was four years old, he loved answering the phone by yelling “PANTS!” and then laughing hysterically. I had to admit, it was funny.
Before I read What Was I Scared Of? By Dr Seuss, I had ...more
Reading Level: early to transitional
Topics and Themes:This book discusses the topic of fear. The main character keeps running into a pair of "pale green pants" throughout the story. He is scared but finds out that the pants are also afraid of him. By the end of the story they are friends and wave to each other instead of running in fear.
Curricular Use: Guided Reading or Independent reading
Social: Everyone has something they are afraid of. This story shows that sometimes when y ...more
We had a lot of fun recreating the story with a pair of green pants that would 'float' around the room following, crying and such until it was hugged and accepted as not being scary!
I noticed quite a few people reviewed this book as having scared them as a child. I had never read this book before - and it does not appear to have any "scare" effect on my child. He loves the story - and ...more