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The Garbage Monster

(2001)
A Picture Book by

 
 
When Jo is slow to take out the trash one evening, the garbage comes to life and hauls her outside instead. The beast threatens mayhem throughout the neighborhood, but Jo is undaunted. She plucks him limb from limb, finding another use for his cardboard head, fibrous fanny, and other various parts. By the time she is done, Jo sees how recycling can be a resourceful way to put the beast back in his place-and make an unpleasant chore more fun. This book brings to life the benefits of recycling and the hazards of a wasteful attitude.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

April 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Garbage Monster
Author(s): Joni Sensel, Chris Bivins
ISBN: 0-9701195-2-6 / 978-0-9701195-2-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dream Factory Books
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