Monsters

Spaghetti with the Yeti

Books about monsters are fantastic ways to engage toddlers and younger children. From humour to early learning, these books contain some of the most friendly monsters you've ever met.

  • Big Scary Monster

    Author: Thomas Docherty Illustrator: Thomas Docherty

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Big Scary Monster

    Author: Thomas Docherty Illustrator: Thomas Docherty

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    A cautionary tale, humorously told and beautifully illustrated, with plenty of scope for noisy participation from young readers.

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  • Love Monster

    Author: Rachel Bright

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Love Monster

    Author: Rachel Bright

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    A funny and charming picture book illustrated with Rachel Bright’s engaging and expressive etchings with a feel good message…

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  • Don't Call Me Sweet!

    Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Illustrator: Angie Rozelaar

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Don't Call Me Sweet!

    Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Illustrator: Angie Rozelaar

    Interest level: 3-5

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    The rhyming text bowls the story along, accompanied by illustrations veering between dark chaos and demure pastels to express visu…

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  • Harry and the Monster

    Author: Sue Mongredien Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Harry and the Monster

    Author: Sue Mongredien Illustrator: Nick East

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

    A warm, funny book about dealing with night-time fears, with bright, bold text and illustrations.

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  • Monsters Never Get Haircuts

    Author: Marie-Hélène Versini Illustrator: Vincent Boudgourd

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • Monsters Never Get Haircuts

    Author: Marie-Hélène Versini Illustrator: Vincent Boudgourd

    Interest level: 4-5

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    Let’s get to know monsters a little better.What do they like? What don’t they like? The simple text promotes conversations about w…

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  • Monstersaurus

    Author: Claire Freedman Illustrator: Ben Cort

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Monstersaurus

    Author: Claire Freedman Illustrator: Ben Cort

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    Children who giggled over the Aliens Love Underpants series, will love this new book from the same author and illustrator team. Mo…

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  • Monsters Not Allowed

    Author: Tracey Hammett Illustrator: Jan McCafferty

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Monsters Not Allowed

    Author: Tracey Hammett Illustrator: Jan McCafferty

    Interest level: 4-5

    Reading age: 7+

    When a monster comes to visit Fidget school, the normal rules are thrown out of the window. Eventually, even the strict deputy hea…

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  • Mrs Mo's Monster

    Author: Paul Beavis

    Interest level: 3-5

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Mrs Mo's Monster

    Author: Paul Beavis

    Interest level: 3-5

    Reading age: 7+

    One day a very rude monster barges into Mrs Mo's house and starts to wreck her belongings - together they work to make the monster…

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  • The Fearsome Beastie

    Author: Giles Paley-Phillips

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Fearsome Beastie

    Author: Giles Paley-Phillips

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    Children quake in the darkness as they hear the terrifying roar of the fearsome beastie as it searches for food...

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  • Eat Your People!

    Author: Lou Kuenzler Illustrator: David Wojtowycz

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Eat Your People!

    Author: Lou Kuenzler Illustrator: David Wojtowycz

    Interest level: 3-5

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    Dinnertimes can be difficult in any household - even Monster households. Bright, bold and childlike illustrations accompany this e…

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  • Not Now, Bernard

    Author: David McKee

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • Not Now, Bernard

    Author: David McKee

    Interest level: 4-5

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    The classic tale of Bernard, whose distracted parents fail to notice that their son has been eaten and replaced by a monster.

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  • Spaghetti with the Yeti

    Author: Adam and Charlotte Guillain Illustrator: Lee Wildish

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Spaghetti with the Yeti

    Author: Adam and Charlotte Guillain Illustrator: Lee Wildish

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    Intrepid young hero George sets out to hunt the mythical yeti, armed with only a map, a woolly hat and a tin of spaghetti in his r…

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