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Meet Monster by Ellen Blance, Ann Cook

Meet Monster

The First Big Monster Book

Ellen Blance, Ann Cook

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Category: Children's
Imprint: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publisher: The New York Review of Books, Inc
Publication date: 12 May 2020
ISBN: 9781681374284
4 stars out of 5
James Lovegrove
5 Jun 2020

"designed to be read aloud"

The monster in Meet Monster (New York Review of Books, RRP£15.99) is a gentle giant. Placidly purple and fond of joining in children’s games, all he wants is to make a home for himself in the city and find friends. This compendium edition collects all six of Ellen Blance and Ann Cook’s original Monster books, which first appeared back in the 1970s. The language is unadorned and demotic, reflecting the vocabulary and cadences of its intended audience...