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This new title will be a favorite!

10393731_10153045454127386_8031130091322281302_n Told from the girl’s perpective and then the beast’s, A Tale of Two Beasts depicts what happens when a little girl rescues a strange beast from the woods.  This wonderfully entertaining tale introduces children to the idea that every story has two sides and it’s important to consider the other side too.  This is fantastic for reading aloud and for reading in groups as well.

There’s No Such Thing as Ghosts! … Right?
Kirkus Reviews’ calls this Halloween delight “an elegant literary treat.” This family-friendly ghost story is perfect for ages 4-6.


For more seasonal titles, shop my website for stories and activity books about monsters, ghosts, spooky things or Oliver Moon.


Oh no, I missed National Face Your Fears Day on Tuesday, Oct. 8th!

Is your little Whatif Monster whispering doubts in your ear about something you’ve been hesitant about doing? Take a tip from Jonathan James and give it a try! This book is an inspiring read for kids and adults alike. Let Jonathan James and the Whatif Monster encourage anyone you know who suffers bouts of fear or self-doubt. You can own this wonderfully encouraging book and get the accompanying monster plush as well. In addition, you can even schedule author/illustrator Michelle Nelson-Schmidt to visit your school. Contact me for more info. Now get out there and try something new!

Today’s featured book is the Big Book of Monsters. This large hardcover book for ages 4 and up will be one of their favorites. It’s huge fold-out flap pages will wow your kids. Includes lots of information about mythical and legendary creatures from around the world. Other titles available in this series – Animals, Machines, Dinosaurs, Ships and Sea Creatures. Stock up on other monster titles in time for Trick or Treat!