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Monster's New Undies

By Samantha Berger   Illustrated by Tad Carpenter   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545879736 Hardcover
40 Pages | 8.81" x 11.27" | Ages 3 to 5

A hilarious read-aloud rhyming undie romp with a most surprising END!

These are my undies!

A sweet work of art!

Uh-oh! My undies!

They just fell apart.

Monster is JUST FINE with his old undies, thank you very much. But when his undies fall apart, what's a monster to do? His mommy takes him shopping, of course! But finding the perfect pair of undies is not going to be easy. . .

Will monster ever find the perfect pair of undies? With hilarious rhymes from the celebrated author of Crankenstein, Samantha Berger, and bright and innovative illustrations from Tad Carpenter, this bouncy tale of self-reliance is full of warmth and humour.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Crankenstein:

"Berger...has a well-honed sense of comic timing that little kids find hilarious, and Crankenstein, with its many exclamation marks, growls and grumbles should unleash the actor in any adult kind enough to read it aloud." -- New York Times



"Expect many re-read requests from Crankensteins who may (or may not) recognize themselves." -- Publishers Weekly



"Will the creature ever turn from "MEHHRRRR!" to merry? Youngsters will roar along with Crankenstein through this silly and sympathetic story of grumpy-grouchies."

-- School Library Journal



"Whoa. Be prepared for the intense frustrations, the moody outbursts and the green scowls of Crankenstein...Each setting reveals sly comic elements that both kids and their grown-ups will appreciate. Readers will laugh out loud...Get ready to read this aloud a lot. " -- Kirkus Reviews



"Sometimes-when you have to go to school, when you have to take cough syrup-all there is to say is "MEHHRRRR!"... This is a No, David! for slightly older kids..." -- Horn Book





Praise for Snoozefest:

"Preschoolers will love the sleep-tailored diction ('naptacular'; 'tire-riffic') and rollicking verse, such as this description of a critical component: 'Some of the blankets are in mint condition. / Others collectible, rare, first edition. / Some are so old, they’re all tattered and torn. / This sloth has had hers since the day she was born.' No snoozefest here -- great fun." -- Kirkus



"This knowing, affectionate spoof of music festivals is fresh and timely." -- Publishers Weekly