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  • Details about Monsters Love Colors

    Monsters Love Colors

    Mike Austin (Illustrator)

    Did you know that monsters love to scribble, scribble, mix, dance, and wiggle! Why? Because monsters love to make new colors! Celebrate along with the hilarious monsters in this wild and energetic picture book from author-illustrator Mike Austin. Mixing and discovering color has never been so much fun!…more

  • Details about If You're a Monster and You Know It...

    If You're a Monster and You Know It...

    Rebecca Emberley; Ed Emberley (Illustrator)

    Children will stomp their paws, twitch their tails, snort and growl, and wiggle and wriggle along with this bright and bold twist on "If You're Happy and You Know It". Rebecca Emberley has written a rollicking text, which she has illustrated in collaboration with her father, Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley. Includes a fun sing-along song, which can be downloaded at the Scholastic Web site. If you're a monster and you know it, give a ROAR! If you're a monster and you know it, give a ROAR! If yo……more

  • Details about Have You Seen My Monster?

    Have You Seen My Monster?

    Steven Light; Steve Light (Illustrator)

    In a follow-up to Steve Light's highly praised Have You Seen My Dragon?, the county fair is filled with shapes--and somewhere among them a monster is waiting to be found. A little girl gallivants through a county fair, searching for her furry friend. Readers will surely spot the friendly monster as well as twenty shapes, identified here by their proper names--trapezoids, ellipses, kites, and more--hidden among iconic fair attractions from the fun house to the Ferris wheel. Maybe the monster is……more

  • Details about Spike: The Mixed-Up Monster

    Spike: The Mixed-Up Monster

    Susan Hood; Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)

    Meet Spike, a lovable monster and a real-life salamander who s looking for friends in this lively picture book that includes Spanish vocabulary. Spike is a scary-looking salamander who keeps trying to frighten other animals until he finds that using fear is not the best way to make friends. And since Spike lives in Mexico (he is an endangered species called the axolotl), this story is peppered with easy-to-understand Spanish words. In addition to a charming tale of friendship, this picture book ……more

  • Details about There Was an Old Monster!

    There Was an Old Monster!

    Rebecca Emberley; Ed Emberley (Illustrator); Adrian Emberley

    A brand-new monster twist--by a Caldecott medalist and his daughter! There was an old monster who swallowed a tick I don't know why he swallowed that tick 'Cause it made him feel sick! When he swallowed some ants, he danced in his pants. He swallowed a lizard, a bat, a jackal, and a bear. Then he tried to swallow a lion . . . ROAR!--Now that monster is no more! Children will laugh along with the funny text, bright bold illustrations, and delightful song (available on the Scholastic website).…more

  • Details about Love Monster

    Love Monster

    Rachel Bright

    Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it's hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you're a googly-eyed monster. And so, Love Monster sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is. His journey is not easy--he looks high, low, and even middle-ish. But as he soon finds out, in the blink of a googly eye, love can find you when you least expect it. Look out for Love Monster and the Perfect Pre……more

  • Details about Glad Monster, Sad Monster

    Glad Monster, Sad Monster

    Ed Emberley (Illustrator, Artist); Anne Miranda (Text by)

    Glad, sad, silly, mad - monsters have all kinds of different feelings! In this innovative die-cut book, featuring a snazzy foil cover, you'll try on funny masks as you walk through the wide range of moods all little monsters (and kids!) experience. Here's a fun, interactive way to explore the many different ways we feel! Caldecott Medal-winning author/artist Ed Emberley provides readers with an imaginatively crafted book that helps children identify and understand their emotions. Visit him at ……more

  • Details about Tickle Monster

    Tickle Monster

    by Josie Bissett; illustrated by Kevan J. Atteberry

    This book is well on its way to becoming a true children's classic. Early reviews of the story and the "tickle me" concept are creating a very positive reaction from everyone that reviews the book. The story is about a loveable rascal that has just flown in from Planet Tickle. His mission is to tickle any child who happens to follow along in this book. Parents read aloud and do the tickling, while children squirm with delight. Written with love and loaded with humor, this delightful story when c……more

  • Details about Leonardo, the Terrible Monster

    Leonardo, the Terrible Monster

    by Mo Willems

    Leonardo is truly a terrible monster-terrible at being a monster that is. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to frighten anyone. Determined to succeed, Leonardo sets himself to training and research. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad out of him! But scaring people isn't quite as satisfying as he thought it would be. Leonardo realizes that he might be a terrible, awful monster-but he could be a really good friend.…more

  • Details about Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are

    story and pictures by Maurice Sendak

    In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.…more

  • Details about Go away, big green monster!

    Go away, big green monster!

    by Ed Emberley

    Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear! This lavish reissue features dramatic die-cut eyes and sparkling foil on the cover.…more

  • Details about Quit Calling Me a Monster!

    Quit Calling Me a Monster!

    Jory John; Bob Shea (Illustrator)

    "The talented creators of I Will Chomp You! brilliantly frame the struggle to buck stereotypes and learn empathy in this monster's hilarious lament. a Floyd Patterson is so much more than shaggy purple fur and pointy monster teeth- why can't people just see him for him ? Jory John and Bob Shea have struck gold in creating a knee-slapping, read-it-again story that will start a valuable discussion about how we treat others and how it feels to be seen as odifferent.o"…more