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Goodnight, Little Monster

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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22  ·  rating details  ·  399 ratings  ·  47 reviews
A little monster gets ready for bed.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Two Lions
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Danielle
Too cute

This story is the perfect bedtime book to show your children there's nothing to fear under their bedroom they won't find any monsters because the cute little monster is in his bed with his own fear he will see children waiting under his bed to scare him at night, Until his Mother reminds there's not reason to be scared with his Mommy's near by his side.

The illustrations ARE BEAUTIFUL!

MY 3 year old daughter loved this book not only the first time we read it in her bed for her bedtime sto
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Aviva Gittle
I enjoyed this story so much I bought the print version. Big deal? You bet; I live in an 816sf condo and no longer buy print books. With my Kindle and iPad, there's really no reason to take up valuable space. But the illustrations in "Goodnight, Little Monster" are so unique and colorful, I wanted my grandson to be able to flip through the pages. Okay, I wanted to be able to flip through the pages. Lol!

The layout of the print book is done beautifully. I will use this one as a guide when I print
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Dallas
Nov 27, 2014 Dallas rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Children who are into monsters
Shelves: children-s-books
This book is pretty cute over all, and I love the monster elements that they added into the bedtime routine. There's some great rhyming in the book, which reads more like an illustrated poem than prose, but there are also a few spots where the rhythm becomes a little clunkier. The illustrations are great, with rich colors and an amazing amount of texture, but tend towards the creepy and gross side of things, with bugs, bats, and dead plants featured in the majority of them. This isn't an issue f ...more
Susan B. Lamphier
Very charming, very witty take on classic children's books. Delightful, and I'm sure it will be loved by all the little monsters in your life!

The illustrations are clever and poke great fun at all the scary things a child gets into, like bugs and bats and monster parts. Highly recommended.

Teresa Kaye
Good book

I gave it a 5 stars because very well written for little kids can understand. I do not dislike none thing in this book. What I like is there was teaching in this book. I would recommend this book to my niece.
Kristin
Goodnight Little Monster is wonderfully written and illustrated. We read it every single night. My daughter began listening to this story when she was about 18 months old and we still read it and she is 3.
Mood17
loved it!

My five year old reviewed it. She said she loved it. Her favorite part of the story is snack time. She enjoyed the illustration of the worm juice and bug bread.

Kristina M. Miller
Great bedtime story

my girls love this story. it has become our new bedtime favorite. they especially like that the mama checks for children under the little monster's bed
Julie
Grandsons loved it!

First kindle book and they loved it! I have to say this will take some getting used to. I still like the feel of a book in my hands.
Milt Dutko
A classic!

Such a sweet story. I love the beautiful illustrations. A perfect bedtime story for young and old!
Great way to begin teaching rhymes!


Tricia Emanis
Good

very cute book for little monsters. my monsters definitely enjoyed it. Will probably read again and again.hope you enjoy it too
Kaitlyn White
Good read

My daughter really enjoyed this book and kept wanting me to read it again. I recommend this book for all little ones.
Kathy
Sweet bedtime story

Very sweet bedtime story for Halloween or anytime. My 5 year old son really enjoyed this book. Very good read.
Cheryl
A wonderful bedtime story time book about a monster and his version of a bedtime routine which is similar to a child, but not quite.
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Alison Roeder
So cute

I read this to my son and he loved it. We had such a great time reading it. Very highly recommend.
Anthony M Agostino
Cute

this is a fun little book, easy to read. Cute and appropriate. great pictures . my 5 year old liked it.
lupita madrigal
Cute

A Very cute and easy to read to a four year old. My son loved the rhythm of the book.
Jenny Shorter
It was okay but a little youngish for a ten year old

Christy Head
So adorable! Definitely for younger kids. Would be a really cute bedtime story, though it could work in the classroom as well. Beautiful illustrations and simple clever rhymes. I love how the monster looks for kids under the bed and has a creepy little night light of his own. Kettleman manages to make monsters crawly yet totally sweet. Perfect for little kids learning a bedtime ritual.
OCLS Staff Picks
A great rhyming get-ready-for-bedtime story about an adorable little monster. Every child will be able to relate to the nightly routine.

Dream Big (Summer Reading Program 2012) recommended book

Available from OCLS in print and eBook.
Rachel
I really loved this story about a monster's bedtime rituals with his mother. It is a fun spin on a regular bedtime story having to do with children. I would recommend this story for young listeners and beginning readers. From about toddler to age 10. A great story for kids who are learning to read.
Tricia
So...it's been done before but that's no reason to pass this title up. Illustrations thrill the audience with ghoulish sweetness as monster is getting ready for bed. Especially enjoyed by my audience was the monster's fear of children under the bed! Would be a fun non-Halloween but monster-y read-a-loud.
Christine Turner
Rhyming text describes a mother guiding her young monster through bedtime preparations, such as howling at the moon, snacking on worm juice and beetle bread, and choosing a bedtime story. www.hcpl.net

I didn't like the illustrations very much, but children might.

Medeia Sharif
Who knew monsters could be cute? Sure they have bugs on their bodies, eat weird things, and have fangs, but the little monster in this book is adorable. It was a pleasure watching his mother prepare him for bed.
Jessica
This is an adorable picture book that would make the perfect bed time story! Little Monster's mother bathes him, gives him a snack, reads him a story, and assures him that no scary children are hiding under his bed.
Malika J.
Very cute. It talks about how even little monsters are afraid of the dark and check under their beds. Brings silliness to kids' own fears. Great bedtime story or for use in the classroom when talking about fear.
Sarah Stumphf
My two year old saw this book and was like, "No monsters, no monsters!" But I convinced him this was a cute, little monster just like him, and after that he was very interested in the spiders and tails...
The Library Lady
A few lines for kids to chuckle at, otherwise this is just a "go to bed" book with a monster instead of a kid. Very little "scary" here, the monsters look more like my daughter's Ugly Dolls than Wild Things.
Paula
Rhyming text describes a mother guiding her young monster through bedtime preparations, such as howling at the moon, snacking on worm juice and beetle bread, and choosing a bedtime story.
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author and mother of two grown sons. Texas, where she lived for 9 years, is one of her favorite places and several of her books are set there. She, her husband, and their two cats currently live in Sanibel Island, Florida--where plenty of armadillos live, too.
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