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beast of Monsieur Racine.

Tomi Ungerer

beast of Monsieur Racine.

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


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Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science.

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LC ClassificationsPZ7.U43 Be
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17754587M


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The Beast of Monsieur Racine may have some gruesome images that might scare smaller children, but it is still a fun book /5. Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award‐winning fruit.

When he discovers that the culprit is a funny‐looking beast, his anger gives way to curiosity and two become friends. But the beast is not quite what it seems, eventually it comes apart–literally to show itself to be no beast Cited by: 3.

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By: Tomi Ungerer. Narrated by: Charles Duval. love this book. A suspicious pear-thieving beast becomes fast friends with a lonely man who proudly presents him to the prestigious Academy of Sciences. Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award-winning fruit.

When he discovers that the culprit is funny-looking beast, his anger gives way to curiosity and two become friends. But the beast is not quite what it seems, eventually it comes apart-literally to show itself to be no beast at all, but the two /5(2). The Beast of Monsieur Racine by Tomi Ungerer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award-winning fruit. When he discovers that the culprit is a funny&#;looking beast, his anger gives way to curiosity and two become friends. But the beast is not quite what it seems, eventually it comes Brand: Phaidon Press.

Get this from a library. The beast of Monsieur Racine. [Tomi Ungerer; Jane Byers Bierhorst] -- Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science.

Directed by Gene Deitch. A suspicious pear-thieving beast becomes fast friends with a lonely man who proudly presents him to the prestigious Academy of Sciences/10(13).

Monsieur Racine's pears have disappeared from his tree. He then becomes friends with the “beast” that stole them. This picture book was challenged in at the Kitchener Public Library in Ontario for violence and being age-inappropriate.

In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. Monsieur Racine studies the Beast and reports the existence of this unusual creature to the Academy of Sciences in Paris.

Monsieur Racine and the Beast are invited to the Academy where Monsieur Racine is offered a fortune for the Beast. Monsieur Racine refuses, preferring the on-going friend-ship of the Beast. The story ends with the discovery. Monsieur Racine's mysterious beast is the toast of France, until its true identity is revealed in the funniest of all possible practical jokes.

PW hailed this for the charm of its storyit's pure Ung. Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award‐winning fruit. When he discovers that the culprit is a funny‐looking beast, his anger gives way to curiosity and two become friends.

But the beast is not quite what it seems, eventually it comes apart-literally to show itself to be no beast at all, but the two playful children from next door. Elegantly droll and extravagantly French, from the fittingly unpossessive title to the "shiny cuirass" M.

Racine dons defensively with his cavalry uniform. Because "One morning, alas. three times, alas. he found all his pears gone" &#; they were his pride and his joy, not for selling or sharing; now he's lying, soon sleeping, in wait for the thief upon whose arrival "Our avenger Author: Tomi Ungerer.

The Beast of Monsieur Racine (Book): Ungerer, Tomi: Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science. This book was written by Tomi Ungerer and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, There is wear on the covers and spine, and a stain on the back cover.

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Free shipping for many products. The Beast of Monsieur Racine. SUCH A BRILLIANT BOOK. So it's only fitting that this would be my first pick for the Great Holiday Give. (You know, that week before Christmas where I give away new reprints of insanely awesome vintage children's books?) My original post on the book from is here.

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Be the first to contribute!. The Beast of Monsieur Racine. By Tomi Ungerer Challenges. —A patron of the Kitchener Public Library complained about this children’s picture book. Objection—The complainant—a parent—said the book depicted violence, showed a bloody foot in one picture and was age inappropriate.

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Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award‐winning fruit. When he discovers that the culprit is a funny‐looking beast, his anger gives way to curiosity and two become friends.

But the beast is not quite what it seems, eventually it comes apart–literally to show itself to be no beast at all, but the two playful children from next door, covered.

Book Club; Poetry Book Club; Store; Posts Tagged: The Beast of Monsieur Racine The Rumpus Interview with Tomi Ungerer. By Allyson McCabe. January 21st, Writer and illustrator Tomi Ungerer discusses his exile in Ireland, being a target of censorship.

The Beast of Monsieur Racine Directed by Gene Deitch. United States, Czechoslovakia, Animation, Short 9 Synopsis. This is one of those wonderful children’s book adaptations by Gene Deitch, for Weston Woods, based on a Tomi Ungerer story. This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are.

History. There have been numerous reports of eyewitness sightings; however, the official Exmoor National Park website lists the beast under "Traditions, Folklore, and Legends", and the BBC calls it "the famous-yet-elusive beast of Exmoor." Sightings were first reported in the s, although it became notorious inwhen a South Molton farmer claimed to have lost over sheep in the Country: United Kingdom.Monsieur Racine wakes up one day to find his precious pear tree looted of all the award-winning fruit.

When he discovers that the culprit is funny-looking beast -. The story itself is a culmination of sorts, a synthesis of signature Ungerer elements. Here is Monsieur Racine, the debonair and thoroughly idiosyncratic adult, put on display for young readers to marvel at.

Here, too, is the mysterious beast, yet another in the long line of Ungerer outliers.