The Teeny Tiny Ghost and the Monster
Kay Winters. HarperCollins Publishers, $14.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-06-028884-6
In The Teeny Tiny Ghost and the Monster, Kay Winters and Lynn Munsinger's third outing starring the diminutive hero, he resists drawing a picture for his school's Make a Monster contest. (""That would be much too scary, / like a nightmare coming true,"" he thinks.) After two bullies ridicule his anxiety, the teeny tiny fellow sculpts a ""friendly monster"" out of junkyard parts and wins first prize. (Aug.) .
Reviewed on: 09/01/2004