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The Monster in the Shadows: A Cobtown Story from the Diaries of Lucky Hart
By Robert Van Nutt (illustrator) and Julia Van Nutt
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Publisher Bantam Dell Pub Group
Publication date September 1, 2000
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385325653
ISBN-10 0385325657
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.25 by 11.25 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Captain Ragg and Short Tooth encounter a wild beast in their quiet town and so come up with a plan to sell tickets to people in their community, but before they know it, the whole town is involved and people are lined up for blocks in anticipation of seeing the creature emerge from the shadows.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: There's a wild beast in Cobtown and its name is the Adapulgus! Burly Captain Ragg, his sidekick, Short Tooth, and their dog, Samson, captured the creature, and now they are traveling from town to town, selling tickets for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view this savage creature.

Lucky Hart, her friend Fliberty Jibbert and her aunt Heddy Peggler know the Adapulgus must be mighty ferocious. They have seen the creature's harness--and it is huge! Tickets are selling quickly--most everyone in Cobtown wants to behold the dreaded beast. Soon it is time to confront the Adapulgus. Soon it is time to face the monster in the shadows. . . .

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9780385325653 | details & prices | 8.25 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Captain Ragg and Short Tooth come to Cobtown to sell tickets for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a ferocious creature the Captain claims he captured out in Indian Territory.

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