The Monster at the End of this Book



Many Adults Name This Book As Their Favorite Little Golden Book Generations Of Kids Have Interacted With Lovable, Furry Old Grover As He Begs The Reader Not To Turn The Page For Fear Of A Monster At The End Of The Book Oh, I Am So Embarrassed, He Says On The Last Page For, Of Course, The Monster Is Grover Himself This All Time Favorite Is Now Available As A Big Little Golden Book Perfect For Lap Time Reading.The Monster at the End of this Book

Stone graduated from Williams College in 1952 He received a master s degree from the Yale University School of Drama in 1955, at which time he joined a CBS training program Before helping to create Sesame Street, he worked on the popular children s television show Captain Kangaroo for CBS He also worked on several other Muppet projects before and during his time on Sesame Street, and was the au Stone graduated from Williams College in 1952 He received a master s degree from the Yale University School of Drama in 1955, at which time he joined a CBS training program Before helping to create Sesame Street, he worked on the popular children s television show Captain Kangaroo for CBS He also worked on several other Muppet projects before and during his time on Sesame Street, and was the author of several books including the popular The Monster at the End of this Book He was married for 9 years to actress Beverly Owen.Stone was Sesame Street s principal director until 1996 Working with Jim Henson, he helped to create many of the Muppet characters, including Big Bird and Cookie Monster He was also responsible for the show s format and setting Stone contributed occasional announcer voices such as the soap opera promo spoof School in the Afternoon , and served similar duty on two Muppet Meeting Films In April 1990, Stone hosted and directed a television special titled Sing Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music The special was created as a tribute to Joe Raposo, who passed away from lymphoma in February 1989.Jon Stone died of complications from Lou Gehrig s disease on March 30th, 1997 In his New York Times obituary, Joan Ganz Cooney describes Stone as probably the most brilliant writer of children s television material in America

[ PDF / Epub ] ☉ The Monster at the End of this Book  Author Jon Stone – Firstchance10k.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The Monster at the End of this Book
  • Jon Stone
  • English
  • 02 January 2017
  • 037582913X

10 thoughts on “The Monster at the End of this Book

  1. says:

    I had a very love hate relationship with The Muppets in my early youth I really, really liked watching The Muppet Show and Sesame Street They were two of my favorite shows, and I still hold both in high regard However, every now and then and completely out of nowhere, a Muppet would do something that genuinely terrified me For example, I really hated that old Sesame sketch when a couple of mild mannered puppets would calmly take...

  2. says:

    This was one of my all time favorite books when I was a kid In the story, Grover begs the reader to stop turning pages because each page brings us closer to a monster at the end of the book, and Grover is afraid of monsters He tries to nail the pages shut, he tries to tie the pages down, he even builds a brick wall But somehow the reader always turns the page My mother used to read this book to me, and she was great at doing funny voices I remember laughing so hard as she acted out Grover b This was one of my all time favorite books when I was a kid In the story, Grover begs the reader to stop turning pages because each page brings us closer to a monster at the end of the book, and Grover is afraid of monsters He tries to nail the pages shut, he tries to tie the pages down, he even builds a brick wall But somehow the re...

  3. says:

    Riveting.Gave me goose bumps.A true page turner till the end.

  4. says:

    This book was a childhood favorite of mine, and I suspect that my love of metafiction stems from this book However, as an adult I find this book to be slightly sadistic Grover BEGS you to not turn the page in order to keep from reaching the monster that will be found on the final page view spoiler The monster turns out to be lovable furry old Grover himself hide spoiler , building brick walls and such to thwart your progress However, the fun is laughing at Grover as you ignore his ple This book was a childhood favorite of mine, and I suspect that my love of metafiction stems from this book However, as an adult...

  5. says:

    Oh great, you re thinking, another witty endeavor where a Goodreader reflects back on a childhood favorite Oh joy Well, suck it up and deal.A hem While rifling through the book section at my local Goodwill I came across this little gem Copyright 1980, Little Golden Books edition complete with all our favorite characters outlining the back cover The Tawny Scrawny Lio...

  6. says:

    Iam the monster Grover Monster This is probably one of the most profound statements in literary history to date Today, there are hundreds of books, films and television shows which address man s incapacity to negotiate his own darkness In many variations of the tale, we see the darkness within projected outward, cast onto another real or imagined character Stephen King s Secret Window, even the latest season of Dexter reacquaints us with this age old phenomenon, but never have they Iam the monster Grover Monster This is probably one of the most profound statements in literary history to date Today, there are hundreds of books, films and television shows which address man s incapacity to negotiate his own darkness In many variations of the tale, we see the darkness within projected outward, cast onto another real or imagined character Stephen King s Secret Window, even the latest season of Dexter reacquaints us with this age o...

  7. says:

    A favorite in my household

  8. says:

    This book starts out great I love Grover.The problem is that Grover asks you to not turn anypages, because of his belief that there is a monster at the end of the book I decided to honor Grover s wish.Oh, I turned a few pages But when Grover took the time to tie all the pages together to discourage me from turning any , well, I just didn t have the heart to go on The little guy was really scared But I can t help but think..are all monsters necessarily bad You know it s funny This book starts out great I love Grover.The problem is that Grover asks ...

  9. says:

    Top 8 Most Shocking Twists In Literature8 Wasp Factory by Iain Banks7 We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley jackson6 The Castle by Kafka Twist ending the guy dies No, not that guy Kafka 5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie4 Money A Suicide Note by Martin Amis3 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Reader, you whatWhy 2 Borges, especially most of The Aleph1 This right here, which dials up the meta to post Borgesian levels Mind blowing Warning do not read GR descrip Top 8 Most Shocking Twists In Literature8 Wasp Factory by Iain Banks7 We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley jackson6 The Castle by Kafka Twist ending the guy dies No, not that guy Kafka 5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie4 Money A Suicide Note by Martin Amis3 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Reader, you whatWhy 2 Borges, especially most of The Aleph1 This right here, which dials up the meta to post Borgesian levels Mind blowing Warning do ...

  10. says:

    This is a book that I read hundreds of times to my kids It is so much fun But, as a Gran, what I really love is hearing my daughter read it to her little boy with the same voices and inflections I used when I read it to her Generations of readers

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