There"s a nightmare in my closet
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There"s a nightmare in my closet

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Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


  • Fear -- Fiction,
  • Bedtime -- Fiction,
  • Nightmares -- Fiction,
  • Monsters -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

At bedtime a boy confronts the nightmare in his closet and finds him not so terrifying after all.

Edition Notes

Sequel: There"s an alligator under my bed.

Statementwritten and illustrated by Mercer Mayer.
SeriesA Pied Piper giant
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M462 Th 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination[31] p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1970744M
ISBN 100803708432
LC Control Number90208052

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