Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere

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What if a monster were looking for a bedtime snack? And what if that snack just happened to be you? GULP! He's getting closer and closer . . . and his tummy is rumbling REALLY loudly. But all this monster actually wants is a lovely monster-sized goodnight kiss. Night, night!


About Ed Vere

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Ed Vere studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art. He is the author and illustrator of Mr Big, The Getaway and Banana! He is also a painter, working from his studio in East London and represented by galleries in London and Los Angeles. Ed now lives and works in London.
Published May 28, 2012 by Puffin. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After the monster happily rides his red bicycle through the “dark and terrible forest,” “tiptoes through thorns and thistles” and “climbs up the cold and snowy mountains,” getting ever closer, he arrives in town, creaks up the stairs and “opens your bedroom door” because “THIS monster wants… / a ...

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As the monster approaches, Vere offers clues about what it might do when it arrives: “[D]o you think he’ll decide you’ll taste even more delicious squished and then squashed onto hot buttered toast?” Vere carefully crafts suspense as the book progresses, amping up readers’ excitement an...

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The star of the show is indisputably the traveling monster, who looks rather like a bilious green version of the Abominable Snowman from Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, enhanced by even bigger, poppier eyes, some Martian-esque ears, and spanking hot-pink accents in horns and toenails.

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