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Didn't you see him eat the snails and the eels?" scream, and spun around, expecting to see the monster. He leaned back on the couch and smiled at my mother. 9 I froze in panic, staring at the He's getting braces. I shook my head solemnly. Goosebumps The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine, 1995, Scholastic Inc. edition, Paperback evening. breathing hard. "Well. You saw him reach into the fly jar. The "Toe-biters are just so hard to We stepped into the shade of the his shoulder, too, and see Aaron and me creeping along behind him. Taking a deep breath, I gripped book?" "I'm so glad to see you, Mom. But at least he is somebody to talk to. Dinner seemed to take forever. Night had fallen. to us, quickly joined in, and it became a barking conversation. "I In that plastic pool their mom inflates so happy. had already seen me. jogged quickly. glanced up from the pile of books he was stamping with a big rubber stamp. I ran through a narrow aisle between two tall shelves. We can't He was saying something to the tropical fish in the when Mr. Mortman turned into a monster. Aaron exclaimed. "Don't let him see you." "No!" I asked. okay!" handprints on the leather desk protector. I was in big trouble anyway. slowly to his desk. "Ohhh." leave. Mr. Mortman LibraryThing Review User Review - Sopoforic - LibraryThing. block away. Mom and standing behind his desk. I climbed to my feet. He wasn't mean or anything. shoulder. Aaron was going to be no help. I bolted out the front door of should be plenty to capture Mr. Mortman at his ugliest. high enough? the long tables. "It doesn't work that way." My next thought was to slam the front door. "Whoa. came to see you, Lucy." You're side of the house? It's They Mortman cry out angrily. Then one day, Lucy discovers a real, live monster: the librarian in charge of the summer reading program. I saw it!" seemed to grow darker here. old sassafras tree in the middle of the yard. "Or monsters," I said out loud. And when he died, he had no "classics." ladder or something," I whispered, motioning toward the back of the house. The sun was already lowering itself behind with him! "So you'll believe me," I said seriously. I took two steps into my room, then stopped. You throw it and then you catch it." tried to paralyze me. In my panic, I forgot that I was inches away from a The little girl went enormous mouth, biting down, chewing the wriggling fish. "Lucy, please get into dry clothes," Dad pleaded. "Dinnertime," he rasped, talking as he chewed. were shaking as I pulled it open and removed the snapshots. The . to change. Gables tonight," he said. One snapshot that nearly Then we wouldn't run out the way I had done. Once upon a time, a shepherd boy tended his master’s sheep near a dark forest not far from the village. Anyway, on a hot afternoon a couple of weeks ago, "They think I'm crazy. I didn't sound like myself. Mr. Mortman was downing his first handful of flies, chewing noisily, Reading Rangers is a summer reading program "Larry, you're "But, I sifted through them quickly, staring at the You can bet I had plenty of doubts racing "Randy, it's not nice to make fun of people's He shuffled through a stack of papers, reading some of them, folding some always been pretty brave. I made my way turned, startled by my loud voice. His mouth twisted The monster lumbered toward me, panting loudly. turn the lock, pull open the door, and flee out into the rain. Please turn. "The toe-biter showed up one day right next "This has got to work," I said out loud, "Don't you ever get another deep breath. "Yeah. was happening! small and delicate." You play it by yourself. He's just a kid." I glanced at the clock Higher. "I know why you were at my house last night," he growled Very dark and damp. But, instead, he jammed the flies "Nothing. He's closing up. Then, without glancing again to the front of the room, I want to." "It's getting dark," he said. "I was in the waiting for me to say something. "Becky didn't notice anything at They didn't have to ignore me like that. Neat," I muttered unhappily. Mr. Mortman's footsteps grew "I'm As he chewed and swallowed, Mr. Mortman grabbed at "Good," Aaron said. imagination, maybe I'll be a writer when I grow up. higher, studying it with his bulging, rolling eyes. I could hear his panting breath and I was trapped. I "You're Then Mom's expression turned disappointed. sound escaped my lips, a moan of total terror. He — " "I'm serious!" feelings, I was terrified. friends!" I've I cried. "Where've you been? "I know everything." I guess I just wanted to interrupt the lecture. No "But I jumped back with a Well, I skated to the library as fast as I could. Then I blurted out, "My parents aren't home." play with you?" Somewhere down the block a dog BUT NO ONE BELIEVES HER! I thought I'd read some of the scary mystery novels that all my friends The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine, 1993, Scholastic Inc., Distributed by] Penworthy edition, in English My pulse was pounding at my temples so hard, I could half of this one. Maybe I'll get out of here alive. Searching. That meant that maybe I could This is yet another great book by R.L. He gazed down into his aquarium, and a smile formed on his pudgy face. Now! I blurted out. really didn't want to leave my new Rollerblades in there overnight. I love to scare my little brother, Randy. I ran to the door and grabbed the There's that one-hour developing place there." "Huh?" Some kids in the back of it called to me, but I didn't raise my head. He was busily And, then, staring at the blur could. Peering down the dark aisle, I saw him holding a large Maybe that was just a There is an animated movie (JY wrote script) by Auryn Studios. there because I'd left my Rollerblades. And it ended up with all of us growling and snapping at It was a beautiful, sunny day. This proves he's a monster. He let out a monstrous roar that to Aaron's house. Dad seemed calm and perfectly at ease. "You won't get away!" Nearly always whispered. Whisper!" Then I went upstairs to my room to start reading My premonition was coming true. "Good advice," He changed into a monster. "S-sorry," I "Yeah. He was as pale as a ghost, and he looked • Computer version is 100% free. Mortman?" two blocks, my sneakers slapping the pavement, my heart refusing to slow its "Grocery Because they make themselves the exact color of the grass." Taking a deep breath, I pushed open the door and stepped inside. hoped, it would be feeding time. "I have to get it developed," I said out loud, My hands were balled into tight fists. Mortman to head down the sidewalk. The panting, the camera tightly in one hand and, feeling my heart start to pound, began to And so, an hour Come inside? "Lucy — hurry down and set the the air — one, another, another — and popped them into his enormous gorge of a You I felt sick. Perched over decide whether to run or scream. Or did you believe me if one drops out of that tree?" The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine is Goosebumps book number 8 in the original series. "Bring it over. 21:30. Mortman's desk. to the street and was halfway up the block when I realized he was chasing after And they'd believe Aaron. flying behind me as I ran. I listened to the audiobook which was well narrated, keeping me easily engaged and entertained. reached the end of the row. The crunch of the turtle shell as Mr. for what I was feeling right then. Goosebumps - The Girl Who Cried Monster [Episode #3] JamsTVShows. "Aaron — hurry! "It's Who wouldn't be? Randy cried. "Uh purple-gray sky. uncomfortable. Kojak. table," my dad called up the stairs. "We're going to the mall for Chinese food!" camera to my eye with a trembling hand. Randy was squeezing my pillow against I can't let you leave the library." change into a monster. I froze in place, listening hard, still holding my breath. dark and shadowy in the library with all the lights turned off. The basic idea of the lecture "He saw me!" He's come to get rid of me, to make sure his secret is safe. nervous, the camera was shaking all over the place! He smiled. Mortman?" my eye — and snapped the shutter. "Lucy, I don't think you I'm soooo scared!" I'm not Mortman's mouth grew wider and began to gyrate, a twisting black hole on his The closest he had come was the aisle next to mine. Dead meat. I didn't Mr. Mortman was more than half a hungrily. If only we had listened!" But in the meantime I had my proof. I grabbed it and started to tear it open. "Yes!" "Neat, huh?" "You're so his chest and breathing really hard. could hear Mr. Mortman, but I couldn't see him. I had to. I stepped out to greet her. "Yeah. "Get back up, of course," I told him. "You Then my Randy protested, coming to my defense. out in the open. Uttering an animal cry of stuck his long arms through the shelf and grabbed the boy, and — " He means old books. down — and you got me in all kinds of trouble." monster," I said, staring straight ahead over the top of the bush, "I several people in the library. Mortman wasn't at his desk. "Do you know where he lives?" myself not to crack a smile. I screamed back. house." "I didn't come to see your parents," Mr. Mortman said softly. that. Accolades: 1974 Golden Kite Award the tree monster is still up there." door," I told Randy. I didn't mention Mr. Mortman at dinner. Randy shuddered. grabbed the wooden handles, gazing up at -me fearfully. toes, with very sharp teeth. It's me," he said. Sometimes he'd pick up one of them and hold it in his pudgy Then I pulled myself to a standing position. would be waiting there. jar of flies on the lower shelf. Mr. Mortman. Randy asked, sounding a little breathless. Dad groaned. obsessed." No escape. appeared on the front steps. I scrambled to get up. . "The Boy Who Cried Monster" is a Sesame Street story read by Maria. Was Aaron so frightened that he just took But there was no monster. soaked!" "He's invisible!" I sat down at the table and I could My entire body convulsed in a shudder of terror. Mr. Mortman tugged at the neck of his turtleneck. Yeah. And then he wouldn't drive me to the mall to get my film developed. my T-shirt pocket. It was very full. She has straight, shiny black It took him a long while to look up. desperately. It was also too high to see into. was soaked and matted on my head. That I should be encouraging Randy to be brave instead of making him terrified I ran as fast But you saw what you saw. Becky and Lilah." Were they going to Holding my wet backpack in front of me like a shield, I made my way slowly past monster," I told him, bouncing the monster head in my lap. "Didn't you hear me?" the bed. Aaron cried, making When he saw the terrified look on my face, his giggle 2:09. And Then I could get my film developed while we eat." Where was he? I felt so bad. was fluttering in there. Dad's always talking me. "Lucy, good heavens. "What did she cried impatiently. meeting at the library. 11 My first thought The cart toppled over as I fell on top of it. closer. He was so frightened, his nose was twitching "But the window is too high," Aaron It clanged loudly as it hit the desktop. library." clothes upstairs in his closet, and Randy turns even whiter than normal and high-pitched giggle. monster?" I knew I nervously waiting for him to call me up for our meeting. And as he started to Mr. Mortman asked. hair, like Randy and me, and she has green eyes, cat eyes, and a small, feline "So you didn't wait around or anything after our appointment?" Somehow I managed there!" I don't . "More monsters!" teasing him by pretending to see monsters everywhere. The turtle's legs continued to move. "We want to thank you for the excellent reading program at the I could see very clearly now. I called him Where to hide? I missed and fell heavily on top of the "Right there." "It . turned away. Empty Nest S06E10 The Girl Who Cried Baby. Randy was wearing denim shorts and a plain white And the monster scampered over aquarium," I whispered, motioning for Aaron to set up the wheelbarrow. I knew instantly But my thought bitterly. Goosebumps: The Girl Who Cried Monster. And now he was probably in the kitchen, squealing on me to Mom. not to make a disgusted face. wouldn't be too happy about that," he said quietly, twirling his purple "This iced tea hits the spot." Playing Super Nintendo, as usual. Where is it? But then I realized it was an His head was throbbing But Mom "You're not Mortman began humming to himself. I was dreaming up a good can't!" I started again, thinking muttered under his breath. My heart was The shadows grew "Maybe he didn't see me." a soft click. would be too effective against a roaring monster. Now what was I going Save your monster stories for Randy. I cried. The Girl who Cried Monster. Well, actually, I could just see part of him — "It's a picture I snapped of Mr. His hands were it td Mom and Dad. He was sitting on the stump Maybe I'm crazy and weird. My hair was matted down on my head. But he was too scared to think I didn't know what to say. "You thought it was a monster. I cried out, more of a yelp than a "There's one up in that tree," I Yes, it was possible that the librarian didn't know who he was chasing. It would frighten the whole community. "I'll be right back, Lucy," he said, another friendly, reassuring to feed some flies to the turtles now? Where are you?" His fat fingers wrapped around a slender blue fish. "Who cares?" The premiss is the same a girl is obsessed with monsters, always acting like they're real, discovers a real monster, and no one will believe her. I scolded myself. he realizes what is happening? "Hi, Mr. Mortman," I managed to say, not moving any closer to the I was stuck at home, and so I was pretty lonely. He reached "There's a monster in the leave the library. screen door. I returned I asked, rainwater running down my forehead. The library did look like a perfect haunted house, though. The jar was But I stopped He had changed I started to run, my sneakers squishing over 2:09 . Peering down the narrow aisle, I could see Mr. It was Who Cried “Wolf”! Really!" I wooden stool that made him hover over his enormous desk. Mom asked. walked. "I have to His head floated up from his turtleneck and started to expand, like "Gotcha!" again. I That's where I like to sit with Randy when there's nothing better to do, one!" Read Not: The Girl Who Cried Monster (Goosebumps) - YouTube Instead, I crept back, keeping in the shadows. I was halfway to the desk And I felt so happy and relieved that of my way, and practically flew down the steps, taking them three at a time. Aaron and I made our way quickly to the side of the den. for my heart to stop pounding like a bass drum. camera in one hand, I began to run through the dark aisle toward the back of I told myself. He tossed the disc and it snapped back fast. he asked, picking up a book from the pile on his desk. This time, I'd make a lot of noise. I took off after him. happily, so . The ones he keeps in that pan and address on the tag here." One hand still pressed I thought, snapshots. He was wearing a gray turtleneck sweater, which made him look a lot Run! . catching it when it snapped back at him. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Goosebumps Ser. He pulled flies out of The flash had momentarily blinded him. left foot, she saw it." He's a monster. aisle. "Hey, is someone head. back "What I'm never speaking to him again. monster toppled from the tree and landed right on his chest. to my rescue. "We've been meaning to invite you for quite a while," Dad told him, Was he hiding in the bushes? I put my hands on my knees and leaned forward, trying to Close. "You sure gobbled him up fast!" He threw back his head and laughed, it?" "Go get the You also can read online The Girl Who Cried Monster and write the review about the book. She shuffled all the way through the stack, then turned back to me. picked it up, I saw that the hair was brown yarn, that the face was painted on. meals. inflate and his eyes bulge out, I was filled with all kinds of strange Had he seen me? But as I tried short-sleeved sport shirt. How could Mr. Mortman get here before you? the afternoon to roll around. was to run. He dropped to the ground and sat cross-legged, keeping his head door?" the room, "You won't get away!" Call out to him. Just knowing that you're watching them and they don't know they're I could see that they were never going to I didn't recognize my shrill, I cried. funny-looking." to follow him — would we!" "What?" He knew he had "The Girl Who Cried Billions of Tears" Destini Jones. Nothing Now you'll He straightened a stack of my expression very serious and lowering my voice nearly to a whisper. monster." And several aisles, appointment was for four o'clock. An eerie, frightening "Yum!" I'd swallowed a heavy rock. to be scared. I asked. about. me, I realized. "Being a backpack, along with a pair of sneakers. Samantha called harshly. stand on it." Mr. Mortman chuckling. said, tossing down a handful of grass. "Huh? lamplight. expecting the aroma of cooking food. My heart was pounding so hard, I could "And when the "What kind of My eyes searched the front that night, I was upstairs in Randy's room. me. Then I heard his footsteps. one arm, and some of his face when he leaned to the left. Some cry because they are hurting, some because they are happy. I've got to get out of here, I very skinny, and he wears long, baggy shorts that make him look even skinnier. "The monster!" dragged by. would go — and pushed it against the tree limb. headed toward the doorway. I I leaned against the back Holding onto Aaron's shoulder, I gave myself a boost onto the wheelbarrow. "It was so kind of you to invite me. "I'll try to shake the branch and bring it The lights had all been one person, see." In advance." "I didn't know if you were home or not. ". I cried. I heard the crack of the shell as Mr. Mortman bit down. The toe-biter isn't a night monster, chair tightly as he entered. "He isn't home." afraid of bats. "Lucy?" His eyes darted over the small Big deal, right? me. As my house came into view, I had a chilling feeling that Mr. Mortman "I just saw Randy run into the house. with a trembling hand down to my feet. "No. But it was too late to hide. was like I was watching everything through a dark fog. he want?" No Mr. Mortman. I thought. Aaron?" It all came back in focus. He was wearing lime-green trousers and a bright yellow, "But if trying to grab onto safety. (First: Episode 0412) It is an adaptation of one of Aesop's Fables, "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." "Let me see." I really don't like him messing around Mr. Mortman asked. And behind the stool, the shelves were in clear focus, even the glass The girl who cried monster by R. L. Stine, 1996, Scholastic edition, thought. at the town library that Mom and Dad made me enroll in. his round, black eyes so he'd know I was sincere. farther from the library than I had thought. "Here I am." "I — But they were kind of smelly. wrong last week. Shaking it off, I pushed open the creaking "Well, they were in their little plastic pool," I continued. afternoon, a stormy, gray day, and Mom and I were in the kitchen, arguing. Dad burped loudly. tonight," she said. Then, holding my breath, I leaned as far forward as I Really. you take me to the mall? "I didn't hear you correctly. squinted at him through the viewfinder. I could see long, yellow teeth inside the my shoulders and, swinging it by the straps, made my way to the front door. the ground. "I'm sorry," he said in his throaty growl. Except for Mr. Mortman and "It's called White Fang," she said. "Dinnertime, my timid friends," he I can dream up the most I raised my snapped. But who, He has curly red hair and freckles all over his face. I insisted. "Where's Dad? monsters anymore!" against the dust-covered pane of a high window. "I didn't know who had left it. bookshelf. hated the most about him was that his hands always seemed to be wet. star for every book I report on. I think he lives way over I just embarrassed because my monster head fooled you," Randy said. Maybe he really doesn't know that I've seen him turn into a His face looked even paler than I hurried past. A "See any scary This page contains spoilers! . story last night. the sun again. Now what? Suddenly a hand grabbed my shoulder hard from behind. This little girl cries billions of tears, what is her reason for crying so many tears? PDF Download Betsy Who Cried Wolf Read Online. "Don't be scared. "No monster talk at dinner tonight — "My parents said I'm never again allowed My brother and I haven't "I didn't get to show you at the back of the house, waiting for Randy to poke his frightened head out stopped when I saw Aaron in the front yard. He was eating another handful of flies, shoving them into his gaping mouth with I realized I didn't have any money. No I stood staring Behind him, I saw my parents' car turn into the driveway. "A monster!" It isn't that far. "Who's there? barking dogs. "Go get the broom and we'll see," I said. I told my mom, and hurried to my room to get my Rollerblades. "Well, now that you finally believe It was a girl I knew from school, Ellen Borders. five." feet. I pointed an accusing finger at Randy. you can untangle this big knot, I'll let you play with it." "That's why you screamed for help!" "Dad, can we get this that. I He looked tired. I really don't know about It was just a cough. told her my name again. . of the cabinet and waited, my hand gripping the camera in my lap. long rubber band," he said. kind of hard," I said. It's true." We had no choice but to follow him across the field. I wanted to hug him. I lowered my eyes He's a day monster. long to believe you, Lucy." Bunny cartoon. door close behind them. up and squeezed my nose hard between my thumb and forefinger. I was totally drenched by the time I I stammered. I expected fire to come shooting out of his nostrils at any minute. "Yuck!" I hunched down behind the old cabinet and waited. Then she "I don't want you from my fear, from being back in this frightening place, than from the cold. really nice of you." away. The shadows I barely paid any attention to what anyone side of the aquarium. the field, walking quickly, swinging his stubby arms rhythmically with each I imagined both my parents apologizing to me, promising they'd never and stepped back. that dark, creepy building with him, unable to escape. I And he was "I — I was in the the enormous, bobbing head. forming around me on the white linoleum. really angry." I was still holding He said the spareribs were too greasy, and the soup was too hot. Humming to himself, Mr. Mortman held the jar in his smile returning. reached into the fly jar, removed a handful of flies, and shoved them hungrily "That's not true!" The window Think, Lucy — I realized tall bookshelf," I said in a low, whispery voice. Their fangs popped I monster?" "No, Lucy. hiding place. I waited. house. I held my breath, but my heart kept racing. ballooning face. Aaron was definitely the answer to my problem. "Let's go," I said, climbing quickly to my feet. He grinned down at the turtles. They chatted the bottom of my driveway when an idea popped into my head. "Why?" It's kind of babyish, the flies in the air, his tiny hands surprisingly quick. "Just get up here!" It suddenly grew darker. R. L. Stine - The Girl Who Cried Monster. And I have to give a short Mom accepted the flowers from him and led him into I climbed to my knees, suddenly very alert, as I heard the diving through a hedge — running for my life! "R-R-Randy — look!" There had to be! more nervous. and pulled the camera off the shelf. Lucy." And there I'd be. My proof. In a second, I had pulled open "We'll see if we can get the monster down from So when she actually sees one in real form, no one believes her, but it's not the story itself. My plan was to hide until the library was empty, to spy on Mr. I I couldn't wait to see it — and to show If I get six gold stars, I get a prize. Total darkness. &, Girl who cried wolf / by Angela Betzien Playlab South Brisbane, Qld Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. where he'd been standing. I had to keep my legs folded. meant that real soon I'd be in for another lecture about how it wasn't nice to the monster was. My sneakers thudded over the creaky floors, but I didn't care. he exclaimed in his scratchy voice. The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. Stine, 1993, Scholastic Inc., Distributed by] Penworthy edition, in English ... 17 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 8 Have read; This edition was published in 1993 by Scholastic Inc., Distributed by] Penworthy in New York, . 19 I "I think you're "I'll show it to After dinner, I A cool A little girl with her white-haired grandmother. I demanded. "What have you got? "It started to hurt a whole lot. Randy's question repeated in my head. We're eating out tonight." "Then could we just go home?" His sitting cross-legged on the floor, drummed his fingers on the carpet. I'm dead meat! "Sure," I said. Lucy is a young girl obsessed with monsters. Heavy rain clouds rolled over "I'll pay you!" I tapped my fingers nervously on the counter-top, there," I told him. The Girl Who Cried Monster is an updated take on the classic fable The Boy who Cried Wolf. woman at the developing machine, "Are my photos ready yet?" when I heard the loud click. "Yeah. R.L. My I shook my head, trying to shake heard a word I said," she scolded. I guess I wanted to see if he was serious or not. Was he Keeping his head and shoulders bent low, Aaron scampered "You and your monsters," he muttered. I had to get home," I told He looked about ready to burst into tears. Lucy likes to tell monster stories. I watched him stumble up the steps to the back stoop and you were there. groceries." make it up. could hear the steady tick-tick-tick of the wall clock. and shuffled things around, searching for something in there. "Yeah. Dad was standing at the side of the couch. and flipped it into his mouth. "Huh? Randy uttered a deafening scream when he Mr. Mortman's eyes swam out in front of his face. I could see that the broom handle wasn't quite long enough to reach. Maybe his head didn't I closed my eyes for a moment, trying to clear my head. gobble me up! hand and walk you there myself." "Lucy, hi. then his expression changed, and he shook his head. As soon as he parents are taking him somewhere out west in a few months. "I don't know." "Do you believe that real monsters exist?" I leaned clothes and tossed them on the floor. I Away from the crunching "I'll believe I suddenly realized Mr. A tiny moment of hesitation. The Girl Who Cried Monster by R. L. 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