The Snurtch

The Snurtch

Picture Book - 2016 | First edition
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"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's not the only one ... George has one too"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK FER
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Santoso, Charles - Illustrator
ISBN: 9781481456562


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The Snurtch gets Ruthie into trouble at school. When she learns to control it and say “sorry” her friends enjoy spending time with her again.

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Feb 15, 2020

This book was awesome . the pictures were funny, and the funny scrbles made me laugh!

Jul 31, 2017

Cute pictures (reminded me a little of Wreck It Ralph) and story, but I didn't really understand what the Snurtch kids, however, were not hampered by their analysis. Upon rereading, they started seeing that the Snurtch and girl had the same facial expressions, and started drawing their own conclusions about what it means to have a Snurtch.

ArapahoeStaff2 Nov 08, 2016

I loved the colored pencils of the drawings and the expressions of the characters jumped off the page. Perfect for all kiddos - but especially those who are struggling with behavior issues in preschool or elementary school.

katbee Sep 23, 2016

Charles Santoso is a wonderful illustrator and does a great job with this cute story.

CMLibrary_rkimray Sep 09, 2016

Even though the subject is listed as "imaginary playmates", I think this book would work equally well to start discussions about worries or fears that sometimes manifest themselves in our behavior. Kids might just like it because it has monster drawings!


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