Bedtime for Monsters
J PIC VER
In this hilarious bedtime story, a monster is licking his lips . . . maybe he’s thinking about eating a bedtime snack? And what if that snack just happened to be you? Gulp! He’s getting closer and closer . . . and his tummy is rumbling really loudly. But all this monster actually wants is a sloppy monster-sized goodnight kiss!
Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monsters
J PIC YOL
Creep, gurgle, crawl, tumble! Meet two young monsters who are far from scary – they’re too busy having fun. They go to school, play outside with their friends, and eat after-school snacks. But they also have a bedtime, whether or not they’re ready for it!
Even Monsters Need Haircuts
J PIC MCE
Just before midnight, on the night of a full moon, a young barber stays out past his bedtime to go to work. Although his customers are mostly regulars, they are anything but normal–after all, even monsters need haircuts.
Go Away Big Green Monster
J PIC EMB
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!
J PIC REX
Goodnight monsters everywhere, in this parody romp with its own special twist! Goodnight tomb. Goodnight goon.
Harry and the Terrible Whatzit
J PIC GAC
When his mother goes to the cellar and doesn’t return right away, Harry shoves aside his fears to search for her and confronts the terrible two-headed whatzit.
If You’re A Monster and You Know It
J PIC EMB
A brand-new monster twist on a classic song by Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley and his daughter, Rebecca Emberley. Children will stomp their paws, twitch their tails, snort and growl, and wiggle and wriggle along with this bright and bold picture book twist on “If You’re Happy and You Know It.”
I’m Coming to Get You
J PIC ROS
After wreaking havoc on the planets of its own galaxy, a hungry monster sets off in its spaceship for a pretty blue planet called Earth.
Jeremy Draws a Monster
J PIC MCC
Alone in his room, Jeremy draws a monster. But then the monster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of the monstrous nuisance.
Liza Lou and the Yeller Belly Swamp
J PIC MAY
Gruesome creatures galore lurk in Yeller Belly Swamp, but they aren’t going to stop plucky Liza Lou from getting her mother’s sweet potatoes over to Gramma’s place.
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Old Monster Goose has turned Mother Goose’s world of nursery rhymes inside out! Here she presents twenty-five deliciously disgusting new poems, filled with rodents and maggots, zombies and ghouls, spiders and, of course, monsters.
J PIC STE
From the time they leap out of bed until they hug each other good night, two rambunctious young monsters make the world their playground. And playtime between such great friends is colossal fun, and sometimes earth shaking business.
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The Monster Mash gets Wolf Man, zombies, and other monsters to dance and party in this catchy, classic song. This ‘graveyard smash’ caught on in a flash, and it became the hit of the land.
The Monster’s Monster
J PIC MCD
Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. Then along came an even BIGGER monster who changed their minds. And all it took was two little words.
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Come inside if you dare and meet the werewolf, Count Dracula, the mummy, and some of their slimy, screaming, slithering friends. They’re just dying to show you a good time!
J PIC MAC
Lala dwells in a cave that lies deep below the ground, worlds away from the castle where three beautiful princesses live. She is the best krinkle-nut digger by far, but she longs for more: the dresses, the parties, the royal life. Up, up, up Lala climbs and sneaks into the castle. She tries on the princesses’ gowns…and is caught. But the princesses dress Lala up and let her attend a ball
J PIC SAU
Bernadette might seem like an ordinary monster, but sometimes she likes to do some very unmonsterlike things, like pick flowers. And pet kittens. And bake . When the time comes for Bernadette to go to Monster Academy, she’s just a teensy bit nervous.
My mama says there aren’t any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or things
J PIC VIO
Maybe there isn’t any mean-eyed monster with long slimy hair and pointy claws going scritchyscratch, scritchy-scritchy-scratch outside his window. And maybe there isn’t a Thing in his yard, coming to swallow him up. His Mama says there positively aren’t. But…sometimes even Mamas make mistakes.
J PIC STE
Horribly hideous Shrek leaves home and terrifies everyone he encounters in his search for his equally ugly bride.
Taming Horrible Harry
J PIC CHA
This is a charming story about one really bad monster who learns to change his ways.
Ten Creepy Monsters
J PIC ARM HOL
Ten creepy monsters met ‘neath a gnarled pine. One blew away, And then there were nine. And so the countdown begins . . . A mummy, a witch, a ghost, a werewolf, a vampire, and others all gather, but one by one their crowd diminishes. At last there is only one creepy monster left.
Thelonius Monster’s sky-high fly pie: a revolting rhyme
J PIC SIE
Thelonius Monster once swallowed a fly, and decided that flies would taste grand in a pie. That silly guy! Judy Sierra’s funny read-aloud romp presents a monster that children will love as he makes a goo-filled crust, lures hundreds and thousands of succulent flies into it, and invites his “disgusting-ist” friends and relations to a gala fly-pie party.
This Monster Cannot Wait!
J PIC BAR
Irrepressible Stewart the monster is back, and he has big news: He’s going camping in five days! But if he could just change the clocks, build a time machine, or make this book move faster, he could go camping NOW.
When a Monster is Born
J PIC TAY
When a monster is born, there are two possibilities_ each episode in this comical story presents a choice between absurd alternatives (“Either it sits quietly and does its homework . . . or it eats the Principal”), followed by an equally absurd – and frequently unexpected – outcome (“If it sites quietly, that’s that. But if it eats the Principal, there are two possibilities_ “).
Where the Wild Things Are
J PIC SEN
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.