“Beware the Monster!”
InBeware the Monster!, written by Michaël Escoffier, a ravenous monster is on the prowl, eating everything in his path – apples, trees, and yes, even cows.
His great big appetite is not satisfied. Who will be next?
This story promotes creative components of imagination, perspective, and humor.
WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: I like this book because of the clever twist ending.
TITLE: Beware the Monster!
AUTHOR: Michaël Escoffier
ILLUSTRATOR: Amandine Piu
PUBLISHER: Annick Press, 2018
AGE GROUP: 3-6
TOPIC(S): monster, scared, perception
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: imagination, humor, perspective
1) What are some things that scare you? How might you use humor to be less afraid?
2) Create your own monster that looks frightful. Now change your monster from frightful to silly. You could add silly elements to your sketch like polka-dotted antennae, striped teeth, etc.
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