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Good Night, Little Monsters

By Kara Lareau   Illustrated by Brian Won   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338105599 Board book
20 Pages | 7.02" x 8.31" | Ages 0 to 3

Kids will never see monsters the same way after this heartwarmingly sweet bedtime story that proves little monsters' bedtime routines aren't so different from everyone else's.

Good night, Frankenbaby.
Lay down your green head.
Let's loosen your bolts and tuck you in bed.
Good night, my Lochnessie.
We'll swim when we wake.
Now let's snuggle close in the deep, cool lake.

Great for Halloween promotions, but perfect for all year round, this clever bedtime story has just the right amount of heart, humour, and imagination to send kids to sleep with big smiles on their faces, and comfort knowing that the monsters hiding under their beds aren't so scary after all.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Kara LaReau's The Infamous Ratsos:

A Geisel Honor Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
Winner of a Nerdy (Nerdy Book Club)
A Cybils Award Finalist

* "Louie and Ralphie Ratso are determined to be as tough as their truck-driver father, but the rats' efforts go hilariously awry in this funny, thoughtful, and smart chapter book… LaReau packs substantial comedy and poignant emotion into each chapter (the boys' mother has "been gone for a little while now"), adeptly amplified by Myers's spot art." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"LaReau keeps the action high and completely appropriate for readers embarking on chapter books… The humor springs from their foiled efforts and their reactions to their failures. Myers' sprightly grayscale drawings capture action and characters and add humorous details, such as the Ratsos' 'unwelcome' mat. A nicely inventive little morality 'tail' for newly independent readers." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Brian Won's Hooray for Today!:

* "Buoyant and funny, this second outing cleverly works within the structure of Won's debut, but he allows himself more freedom to riff and, in doing so, hits all the right notes." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for Brian Won's Hooray for Hat!:

An NPR Best Book
Huffington Post's Best Read-Aloud of 2014

"Cheers all around." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A tip of the hat to this buoyant debut." -- Booklist