The Monsters' Monster (Hardcover)

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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.
In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG monster shows three very BAD little monsters the power of boundless gratitude.

About the Author

Patrick McDonnell is the author and illustrator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters' Monster, and Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

Praise For…

Praise for The Monster's Monster:A New York Times Bestseller
AnIndieboundBestsellerA National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Silver WinnerA Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2012

* "The story charms, but it is the overall thoughtful design that makes this a frightfully amazing book to read. Make time to share with young monsters everywhere."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "McDonnell's greatest strength is to explore with tenderness the finest instincts humans show.... Another winner."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "This delightful title will provide a new option for 'not so scary' monster storytimes."—School Library Journal, starred review

"McDonnell arranges the tale so that it blooms like a dawning day.... Relax, little monsters, and enjoy the day."—Booklist

"Simple yet inspired."—New York Times Book Review

"Succinct and snappy."—The Bulletin

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316045476
ISBN-10: 0316045470
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 4th, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English