Category Archives: Monsters

My First Pop-Up Mythological Monsters by Owen Davey

My First Pop-Up Mythological Monsters by Owen Davey. Candlewick Press, c2020, 2021. 9781536217643 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   Fifteen mythological creatures from … Continue reading

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Kraken Me Up

Kraken Me Up (I Like to Read Comics) by Jeffrey Ebbeler. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823450176  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover/easy reader/graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Starting on the … Continue reading

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Bartholomew and the Morning Monsters by Sophie Berger, illustrated by Ruan van Vliet

Bartholomew and the Morning Monsters by Sophie Berger, illustrated by Ruan van Vliet. Cicada Books Ltd, 2021. 9781908714848 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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My Monsterpiece by Amalia Hoffman

My Monsterpiece by Amalia Hoffman. Yeehoo Press, 2021. 9781953458018 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  An unnamed and unseen little kid narrator draws … Continue reading

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What Is the Story of the Mummy? by Sheila Keenan,  illustrated by Carlos Basabe

What Is the Story of the Mummy? by Sheila Keenan,  illustrated by Carlos Basabe. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9781524788483 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book?  Another entry … Continue reading

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Pirates vs. Monsters by David Crosby, illustrations by Lee Cosgrove

Pirates vs. Monsters by David Crosby, illustrations by Lee Cosgrove. Maverick Publishing, 9781848867086, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? This story had … Continue reading

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The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips, illustrated by Isabelle Follath

The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips, illustrated by Isabelle Follath. Aladdin, 2020. 9781534478893 Format: ARC (12/20 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Fantasy/horror What did you like about the book? Ebenezer … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Monsters! by Lucy Cousins

Let’s Play Monsters! by Lucy Cousins. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536210606 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book fantasy What did you like about the book? A fun new title from Lucy Cousins is … Continue reading

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Monster and Boy by Hannah Barnaby, illustrated by Anoosha Syed

 Monster and Boy by Hannah Barnaby, illustrated by Anoosha Syed, Henry Holt and Company, 9781250217837, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This delightful story is a … Continue reading

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Gargantis by Thomas Taylor, illustrated by Tom Booth

Gargantis by Thomas Taylor, illustrated by Tom Booth. Walker Books, 9781536208597, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 334 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/Mystery Fiction What did you like about the book? The second installment in the Eerie-on-Sea adventures, … Continue reading

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