Welcome to Monsterville

By Laura Shovan, Michael Rothenberg (illustrator),

Book cover of Welcome to Monsterville

Book description

Welcome to Monsterville, where the residents are anything but ordinary. The monsters here are "friendly! thoughtful! shy and scary," much like their human neighbors. Readers will meet a monster house who plays hopscotch and makes the sidewalks quake, laugh at a bubblegum-headed monster's epic tantrum, and cry with a monster…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Welcome to Monsterville as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Visit Monsterville to discover fun poems for middle-grade readers paired with wondrous illustrations of the monsters that live there.

From a monster house that dances to a hunger monster that eats Dad’s apple crumble, this book feels like an invitation to frolic and feel a range of emotions from gratitude to sadness. I dream in monsters. Do you? 

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