Harry and the Terrible Whatzit

by Dick Gackenbach

Paperback, 1984

Status

Available

Local notes

R Gac

Barcode

2848

Collection

Publication

HMH Books for Young Readers (1984), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 40 pages

Description

When his mother goes to the cellar and doesn't return right away, Harry goes down to search for her and confronts the terrible two-headed Whatzit.

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Physical description

40 p.; 8.7 x 8.3 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member Sylak
Harry knew there was something terrible down in the cellar.
But, one day he plucks up the courage to find out what has happened to his mother, who has not come back, and ventures down the steps.
Soon, he is face to face with his worst fear;
A double-headed, three-clawed, Six-toed, long-horned
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Whatzit!
Can Harry overcome his fears once and for all?

This is a great book to read with your little one. Especially if they suffer from night fears!
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LibraryThing member Cheryl_in_CC_NV
Not so sure I like the very last page, but I do appreciate this treatment of the theme of overcoming fear of the dark.  The cellar door that opens to the back garden is revelatory, indeed.  Would *you* be brave enough to go down the cellar and confront a monster to save your mother?  I'm not
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sure I would have been!
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Lexile

500L

Pages

40

Rating

½ (16 ratings; 4)
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