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The story starts off with a young boy staying up late drawing pictures of a boy named Simon being chased by a large and scary monster. But then, the boy falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle ended up being chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion.

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The story starts off with a young boy staying up late drawing pictures of a boy named Simon being chased by a large and scary monster. But then, the boy falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. drawing.

Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle ended up being chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion.conclusion.


* GrotesqueGallery: The two pens and the ink bottle that suddenly come to life and the monster (who looks like a large warthog) that chases Simon and his friends throughout the book.


* {{Adorkable}}: Simon and his companions, the ink bottle and the pens.


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* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: Simon and his friends. Simon is a human boy who befriends two ink pens and an ink bottle. [[spoiler:They also become friends with a giant warthog monster at the end!]]


''Simon's Book'' is a picture book written and illustrated by Creator/HenrikDrescher in 1983. It won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award and was featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow''.

A young boy is up late drawing a picture of a boy named Simon being chased by a large monster. But then, the boy artist falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle get chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion.

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''Simon's Book'' is a picture book written and illustrated by Creator/HenrikDrescher in 1983. It won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award and was featured on the popular PBS show TV Series ''Series/ReadingRainbow''.

A The story starts off with a young boy is staying up late drawing a picture pictures of a boy named Simon being chased by a large and scary monster. But then, the boy artist falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle get ended up being chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion.



* {{Adorkable}}: Simon and his companions the ink bottle and the pens.

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* {{Adorkable}}: Simon and his companions companions, the ink bottle and the pens.



* DarkIsNotEvil: The monster chasing Simon, the pens and the ink bottle is pretty scary, [[spoiler:but it turns out to be friendly at the end]].
* GentleGiant: At first, the monster at the beginning of the book was frightening as it chased Simon and his friends throughout the book, [[spoiler: however, when the monster turns out to be friendly, it becomes a friend to Simon and the pens and the ink bottle.]].
* GrotesqueGallery: The two pens and the ink bottle that suddenly come to life and the monster (who looks like a large warthog) that chases them throughout the book.
* MindScrew: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and the ending implied that they finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] WHAT?

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* DarkIsNotEvil: The monster chasing Simon, the pens that chases Simon and the ink bottle his friends is pretty scary, [[spoiler:but it turns out to be friendly at the end]].
* GentleGiant: At first, the monster at the beginning of the book was pretty frightening as it chased Simon and his friends throughout the book, [[spoiler: however, when the monster turns out to be friendly, it becomes a friend to Simon and friends with Simon, the pens and the ink bottle.]].
* GrotesqueGallery: The two pens and the ink bottle that suddenly come to life and the monster (who looks like a large warthog) that chases them Simon and his friends throughout the book.
* KnightOfCerebus: Subverted with the warthog monster. When the warthog monster first shows up, the story becomes darker and more intense as the monster starts chasing Simon and his friends throughout the book. [[spoiler:However, when it turns out that the monster is actually friendly, the story becomes sweet and heartwarming]].
* MindScrew: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and monster. However, the ending implied that they it was the pens and the ink bottle that finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] trying to finish.]] WHAT?



* OhCrap: The expression that Simon and the pens and ink bottle all showed when the monster showed up.
* SurrealHorror: A drawing of a monster coming to life in the middle of the night and then chase a young boy and his friends is not something that anyone would want to see happen.

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* OhCrap: The expression expressions that Simon and Simon, the pens and ink bottle all showed when the monster showed up.
* SurrealHorror: A drawing of a monster coming to life in the middle of the night and then chase chasing a young boy and his friends is not something that anyone would want to see happen.
come straight out of a bizarre dream.

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* {{Adorkable}}: Simon and his companions the ink bottle and the pens.
* AnimateInanimateObject: The pens and ink bottle that suddenly came to life in the middle of the night.


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* OhCrap: The expression that Simon and the pens and ink bottle all showed when the monster showed up.


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* GentleGiant: [[spoiler:The Monster turns out to be this at the end of the book]].

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* GentleGiant: [[spoiler:The Monster At first, the monster at the beginning of the book was frightening as it chased Simon and his friends throughout the book, [[spoiler: however, when the monster turns out to be this at friendly, it becomes a friend to Simon and the end of pens and the book]].ink bottle.]].


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* SurrealHorror: A drawing of a monster coming to life in the middle of the night is not something that anyone would want to see happen.

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* SurrealHorror: A drawing of a monster coming to life in the middle of the night and then chase a young boy and his friends is not something that anyone would want to see happen.


* MindScrew: Let's see: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and the ending implied that they finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] WHAT?

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* MindScrew: Let's see: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and the ending implied that they finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] WHAT?


* AdultFear: The idea about a young boy being chased by a large monster (or at least a force that can be too much for a child to handle) can be pretty scary for parents.
* DarkisNotEvil: The monster chasing Simon, the pens and the ink bottle is pretty scary, [[spoiler:but it turns out to be friendly at the end]].

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* AdultFear: The idea about a young boy being chased by a large monster (or at least a force that can be too much for a child to handle) can be pretty scary for parents.
* DarkisNotEvil:
DarkIsNotEvil: The monster chasing Simon, the pens and the ink bottle is pretty scary, [[spoiler:but it turns out to be friendly at the end]].



* MindScrew: Letís see: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and the ending implied that they finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] WHAT?

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* MindScrew: Letís Let's see: [[spoiler:So, the pens and the ink bottle suddenly come to life in the middle of the night and they save Simon from the monster and the ending implied that they finished the story that the young boy was writing?]] WHAT?


''Simon's Book'' was a picture book that was made in 1983 and was written and illustrated by {{Henrik Drescher}}. This was also one of the few picture books by Henrik Drescher to be featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow'', and it won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award.

This book is about a young boy who was up late drawing a picture of a boy named Simon being chased by a large monster. But then, the boy artist falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle get chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion!

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''Simon's Book'' was is a picture book that was made in 1983 and was written and illustrated by {{Henrik Drescher}}. This was also one of the few picture books by Henrik Drescher to be featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow'', and it Creator/HenrikDrescher in 1983. It won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award.

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award and was featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow''.

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young boy who was is up late drawing a picture of a boy named Simon being chased by a large monster. But then, the boy artist falls asleep before he can complete the drawing. Within a few minutes, a pair of pens and an ink bottle come to life and meet up with Simon in the drawing. Unfortunately, Simon, the pens and the ink bottle get chased by the large monster throughout the book, and the whole story comes to a surprising conclusion!conclusion.


'''Simonís Book''' was a picture book that was made in 1983 and was written and illustrated by {{Henrik Drescher}}. This was also one of the few picture books by Henrik Drescher to be featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow'', and it won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award.

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'''Simonís Book''' ''Simon's Book'' was a picture book that was made in 1983 and was written and illustrated by {{Henrik Drescher}}. This was also one of the few picture books by Henrik Drescher to be featured on the popular PBS show ''Series/ReadingRainbow'', and it won the New York Times Best Illustrated Book award.

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