Short Stories For Little Monsters – Marie-Louise Gay


71eyfra5zel             Short Stories For Little Monsters – Marie-Louise Gay, Groundwood Books, (9781554988969), 2017

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5

What did you like about the book? There are nineteen very short stories here. Each two-page story is told in cartoons with word bubbles for the words. They are silly and funny and unique graced with the fabulous illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay done in watercolor, ink, collage and colored pencil.

Anything you didn’t like about it? Not a thing!

To whom would you recommend this book? This book lends itself to reading one-on-one due to its format. Kids who like cartoon stories like Bad Kitty or Benny and Penny will probably enjoy this book.

Who should buy this book? Public libraries and elementary libraries K-2.

Where would you shelve it? Picture books

Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes!

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Katrina Yurenka, Moderator, Youth Services Book Review

Date of review: 12/23/2016

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