The Snurtch

The Snurtch

Book - 2016
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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
ISBN: 9781481456562
Branch Call Number: JP Ferre
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations
Additional Contributors: Santoso, Charles
Audience: Ages 4-8


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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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