Thursday, February 26, 2015

Display: Monstrously Fabulous Books

Zombie in Love
By Kelly DiPucchio
When all his efforts to find a sweetheart fail, Mortimer the zombie decides to place an ad in the newspaper.

Go Away Big Green Monster
By Ed Emberley
A scary green monster begins to disappear, piece by piece and page by page, in a die-cut picture book that lets youngsters take control of the monsters in their lives.

Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance
By Keith Graves
Frank the monster indulges his love of dancing by strutting his stuff on stage until his head unzips, his brains flop out, and he continues to lose body parts.

Always Listen to Your Monster
By Florence Parry Heide
When a new neighbor moves in next door, Ernest's mother, who always insists that he obey all the rules, encourages them to play together every day.

Even Monsters Need Haircuts
By Matthew McElligott
At night under a full moon, a child operates a barber shop with a monstrous clientele.

I Need My Monster
By Amanda Noll
When Ethan checks under the bed for his monster, he finds a note saying that Gabe has gone fishing and will be back in a week. He tries out several substitute monsters, but finds that none are as perfect as Gabe.

Monster Mansion
By Sean O’Reilly
The Mighty Mighty Monsters are convinced they can spend the night in a haunted mansion--until they encounter the ghosts. Presented in graphic novel format.

New Monster in School
By Sean O’Reilly
Being new in school is never easy for monsters except in Transylvania where all the schoolchildren are monsters too.

Lost in Spooky Forest
By Sean O’Reilly
When they get lost in the Black Forest, the Mighty Mighty Monsters discover that even the scary Frankenstein can get spooked.

Monsters Mind Your Manners
By Elizabeth Spurr
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the terrible ways monsters may behave in one's home, on crowded sidewalks, on a bus, or at school as they do what they wish without thinking of others.

Magic Trixie
By Jill Thompson
Magic Trixie doesn't understand why no one will take her seriously! First, she's not allowed to do anything fun, while her baby sister gets away with everything, and then she needs to come up with a trick that's really special to impress her friends. Luckily Trixie has the best plan ever.

Magic Trixie Sleeps Over
By Jill Thompson
Magic Trixie is tired of her parents telling her when to go to bed and decides to stay over at each of her friends' houses to see what other young monsters do when the sun goes down.

Magic Trixie and the Dragon
By Jill Thompson
Magic Trixie, a young witch, wants a real dragon for a pet, but finds that getting one is not as easy as she thought.

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