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There's a Monster in Your Book (edition 2017)

by Tom Fletcher (Author), Greg Abbott (Illustrator)

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Title:There's a Monster in Your Book
Authors:Tom Fletcher (Author)
Other authors:Greg Abbott (Illustrator)
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (2017), 32 pages
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Rating:*****
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"OH NO! There's a monster in your book". The monster in question is cute, small and blue and he is munching on a page of the book. Obviously, we need to get him out. The book invites the reader to try various things to get rid of the monster - shaking, tickling, blowing, tilting, wiggling and spinning- but nothing seems to work. However, making a loud noise sees him finally leave the book. Then it is time for second thoughts - perhaps it is better to have him safely inside the book rather than in your room. Can the monster be enticed back into the book?

Tom Fletcher's story follows the trend, started by Herve Tullet's Press Here, of inviting readers to interact with the book. Active, young children often find it difficult to sit still for a story but with this one, they don't need to - they can be part of the story and make things happen. Greg Abbott's illustrations in bright primary colours are perfect for this book - no one could possibly be scared of this likeable, little monster. ( )
  RefPenny | Jan 23, 2018 |
"OH NO! There's a monster in your book". The monster in question is cute, small and blue and he is munching on a page of the book. Obviously, we need to get him out. The reader is invited to try various things to get rid of the monster - shaking, tickling, blowing, tilting, wiggling and spinning- but nothing seems to work. However, making a loud noise sees him finally leave the book. Then it is time for second thoughts - perhaps it is better to have him safely inside the book rather than in your room. Can the monster be enticed back into the book?
Tom Fletcher's story follows the trend, started by Herve Tullet's Press Here, of inviting readers to interact with the book. Active, young children often find it difficult to sit still for a story but with this one, they don't need to - they can be part of the story and make things happen. Greg Abbott's illustrations in bright primary colours are perfect for this book - no one could possibly be scared of this likeable, little monster. ( )
  RefPenny | Dec 26, 2017 |
I enjoyed this book and how each page was interactive. Each time the page is turned, the reader has to move the book in a certain way to try to catch the monster, so it gets them really engaged in what they are reading. I also enjoyed that the book is about a monster, which children are usually afraid of, but they gradually move past that fear in order to catch the monster and keep it locked away in the book. The book teaches children to face their fears and conquer them. ( )
  efrenc2 | Sep 26, 2017 |
There's a Monster in Your Book is newly released from Tom Fletcher.

Now, with Little Guy, it's important that any 'monsters' have 'nice' faces and be 'not scary'. Greg Abbot's illustration of Tom's monster was approved by Little Guy, so Gramma started to read....

Well, Gramma can read the words, but There's a Monster in Your Book is an interactive experience. Young readers and listeners are encouraged to help shake, shout, spin, tickle, tilt and blow to get the monster out of the book. There was lots of silliness as we both participated in the actions needed

When the monster does get out of the book, he lands in the child's bedroom. Mom said she would have preferred the monster to land in any other room besides the bedroom. This opened up a good discussion - and of course the book reinforced that everything was okay. (There is a way to put the monster back in the book)

I think we read it together about three or four times and then Little Guy decided to read it to Gramma. The illustrations of each action are colorful, perfectly suited and allowed him to easily tell the story as well.

There's a Monster in Your Book was a fun, engaging read. Thumbs up from Little Guy and Gramma. While recommended for ages 3-7, I think the younger crowd would appreciate this book more than school aged. ( )
  Twink | Sep 18, 2017 |
There's a monster in this cute interactive picture-book from British Youtube celebrity and children's author Tom Fletcher, and the reader is given a series of instructions to get it out. Shaking the pages, tickling the monster's feet, yelling loudly - all are suggested as a means of routing the monster. But is it a good idea to make the monster flee from the pages of the book, if he ends up in one's own room...?

With its series of instructions for the young reader/listener, There's a Monster in Your Book reminds me quite a bit of Hervé Tullet's Press Here. I would imagine that with all of the actions children are called on to undertake in the text, this one would make a fun reading experience. The artwork by Greg Abbott is colorful and cute - the little monster himself is adorable! - and the conclusion offers a natural reassurance to more timid youngsters that a book may be the safest place of all for a monster. Recommended to anyone in the market for interactive picture-books, as well as to those looking for gentler monster stories. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Sep 8, 2017 |
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Shake, wiggle, and tickle the monster out of this book--an interactive bedtime read-aloud by a YouTube star, musician, and children's book author!
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Encourages the reader to shake, tilt, and wiggle the book to remove the little monster inside, but once it is out, another problem arises.

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