MONSTERS & BEASTS

Calm your little monsters with these beastly books...

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DINOSAURS

Monstersaurus! 

by Claire Freedman 

Monty LOVES inventing. But things don't always work - his walking toaster ran away and the robot went BERSERK! But then one day Monty found a book with instructions on how to create inventions very rare... read it if you dare!

Spaghetti with the Yeti

by Charlotte Guillain

Join George, a young and courageous explorer, on a quest to track down the elusive Yeti against all the odds. With only a map, a woolly hat and a tin of spaghetti in his rucksack, George sets off on his journey. Will he find the elusive Yeti?

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The Gruffalo 

by Julia Donaldson

Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake...and a hungry Gruffalo! Enjoy a beastly modern-day classic.

Billy and the Beast

by Nadia Shireen

Whilst on a walk in the woods, Billy  hears a rumble... A terrible beast is making a terrible soup out of all of Billy friends! Luckily, our brave heroine has a trick or two up her sleeve! A great story for those not used to seeing themselves centre-stage.

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The Baby That Roared 

by Simon Puttock

Mr. and Mrs. Deer would love a baby, and one day they find a little antlered bundle on the doorstep. They find it peculiar when their baby won't stop roaring, so they seek advice from family and friends... but where have all their friends mysteriously disappeared to?

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Yeti and the Bird

by Nadia Shireen

Yeti lives alone in a wintery landscape. Well, maybe not quite alone, but no one is brave enough to go near big, scary Yeti. No one apart from Bird, who gets lost on her way south, makes a special friend, and opens up a whole new world for our Yeti…

Harry and the Monster 

by Nick East

One night, a monster stomps into Harry's dreams. The next day, Harry is scared to go to sleep. "If he comes back, just imagine him with pink pants on his head," suggests Mum. "He won't be scary then!" Can Mum's clever plan possibly work?

Spider Sandwiches

by Claire Freedman

From fish-eye cheese and bug burgers to snail trail sauce and cockroach curry, Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy and sticky. Make your own class concoctions - what beastly recipes can you create?

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The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis

When two sisters go fishing, they find a bog baby. The girls decide to keep him and make him their secret. But the bog baby is a wild thing, and when he becomes sick, the girls decide to tell their mum. And she tells them the greatest lesson: if you really love something, you have to let it go.

The Deep Dark Wood

by Algy Craig-Hall  

Wait a minute! What's that sweet little girl doing in the deep dark wood? There are monsters and trolls and giants everywhere, not to mention the Big Bad Wolf! But this wood is full of twists and turns, and all is not quite what it seems. The Big Bad Wolf is about to get a big, bad surprise... 

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The Big Blue Thing on the Hill by Yuval Zommer

Fancy a beast book with a twist?

When a blue monster (that humans will see is a camper van) arrives, the wildlife agree that it must go. They send foxes, warthogs and even bears to scare it away, but it is the insects that finally get it moving away at top speed!