Need a fun, quick read to get your kids (and you) smiling? Try my favorite monster book:
Publisher:Little, Brown and Company; 1st edition (January 1, 1992) Fiction or Non-fiction:Fun, fun, fiction
Theme:Monsters 🙂 Imagination and Conquering Fears
Opening Sentence:“Big, green monster has two, big yellow eyes”
Synopsis:The book takes you page by page introducing the monster and all his scary features. Then you work in reverse through each feature again, telling the monster, “You don’t scare me! So go away scraggily, purple hair” etc. until you come to the fun ending “And don’t come back… until I say so.”
Why I like it: It’s just plain fun (and very short) 😉 I’m also a sucker for books with cut out pages, or moving parts. LOVE THEM. This one is so entertaining with the layering and how it works so perfectly building up the monster, then taking him away again. Simple, but brilliant!