A Monster's Moved In

A Monster's Moved In
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It's raining and Barnaby is bored. Then he has a brilliant idea: he's going to make a den. "But a monster might move in!" say Mum and Dad. Barnaby's den is made of cushions and bits of sofa - far too cosy for a monster. But playing by himself isn't much fun and soon Barnaby wishes a monster would move in. BIG MISTAKE! A laugh-out-loud romp from best-selling author, Timothy Knapman (Dinosaurs in the Supermarket and Mungo and the Pirate Book Pirates). This funny picture book celebrates friendship, imagination and play. Children will love the bright and lively illustrations - a book to banish rainy day blues.

Little Tiger Press, March 2015
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Reviews: 

"this is a book that lends itself to discussion and asking children predictive questions. Illustrations are colorful and cartoonlike. Children will relate to the issue of boredom when real friends are not available for play dates. VERDICT With these friendly monster illustrations, many children may wish they had a Burple that could come and visit for the day." School Library Journal (USA)

"We loved this book about Barnaby, who, bored on a rainy day, decides to make a den. What will happen if a monster moves in? Well, they become the best of friends of course! Exciting adventures ensue." Angels & Urchins

"Bold, bright and action-packed illustrations give Barnaby’s adventures an added turbo boost … and ensure that rainy days will never be so boring again!" Lancashire Evening Post

"A laugh-out-loud romp from best-selling author, Timothy Knapman (Dinosaurs in the Supermarket and Mungo and the Pirate Book Pirates). This funny picture book celebrates friendship, imagination and play. Children will love the bright and lively illustrations - a book to banish rainy day blues." Serendipity Reviews

"This is a great little story written by Timothy Knapman...  a fantastic picture book that I really enjoyed reading, and I'm glad I got to spend time with Barnaby and his new monster friend. Any bored children are in for a treat with this one, as it's guaranteed to hold their attention for at least a couple of reads. I hope we might see Barnaby and Burple again one day!" Wondrous Reads 

"a really exciting book that has fabulous pace and carries the reader off... My boys giggle and chuckle and reading this with them is a really fun experience... Highly recommended for children and monsters aged around 3-7." The Brick Castle

"This fun and original tale will appeal to anyone who's ever had a secret den - or anyone who's ever fancied playing host to a cool monster friend!" Read It Daddy

 

 

 

Hardback
ISBN: 
978-1848690424