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Minerva the Monster

3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  47 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Marvelous Minerva’s back…and more “monstrously” delightful than ever. When she first appeared in last year’s Nobody Notices Minerva, critics and children instantly took the irrepressible, irresistible Boston terrier to their hearts. Mischievous, playful, and more than a little bit naughty, she thoroughly embodied the lovable spirit of a toddler. 
Now, Wednesday Kirwan has d
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 2nd 2008 by Sterling (first published January 1st 2008)
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The Library Lady
Oct 24, 2008 The Library Lady rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Okay, I usually growl over anthropomorphized animal books--I prefer KIDS.
But Minerva's a cutie--even if she is a DOG :) And this book reminds me a lot of the Hobans' "Frances" books. I could see Minerva and Frances out on the playground together.

Favorite line? When Dad asks the "Monster" what happened to Minerva and she answers "I ate her. She was DELICIOUS!"

And so is this book!
Nicole
Apr 04, 2013 Nicole rated it it was amazing
The genere of this childrens book is a picture book. The age group for this book is for 3 year olds and up. This book is about a girl name Minerva who wanted to act andbe like a monster. I rated this book 5 stars because this is a funny children`s book and it was so cute and I loved the plot of the story. The plot of this story was a girl who wanted to ba a monster and did not want to listen to her parents because thats not what monstors would do. Towards the end of the book when it was bedtime ...more
Brenda Burns
Feb 14, 2013 Brenda Burns rated it really liked it
A children's book that I wanted to read and own since it is about a naughty Boston Terrier puppy. The story is sweet, but the illustrations are wonderful! Hope my granddaughters enjoy it!
Jennifer
Jul 15, 2011 Jennifer rated it really liked it
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Rating of 4 stars on behalf of my kids, who really enjoy this book! I really like the illustrations, and the patience demonstrated by the parents. Minerva seems to be pretty trying to live with!
Michele.medlin
Apr 20, 2011 Michele.medlin rated it it was amazing
kids are so angry sometimes. it's cool though because, you know, they completely forget about it within the hour. good book read so well by yours truly.
Natalie
Oct 15, 2008 Natalie rated it liked it
"Monsters don't mail letters! Monsters growl at babies!"
Jessica Lopez
Feb 15, 2015 Jessica Lopez rated it liked it
Minerva the Monster is the perfect read for preschool- grade 2. I enjoyed the colorful illustrations and how each page was a new adventure into her world as a monster.
Melissa
Feb 07, 2011 Melissa rated it liked it
Shelves: kids-books
A wonderful example of how parents should react to what their child does with their imagination. A good lesson for me, and the kids love it too!
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