When a Monster Is Born

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Hodder Children's Division, 2007 - Monsters - 28 pages
18 Reviews
Children will delight in this anarchic picture book from a new author, bought to dramatic life by the illustrations of the ever popular artist, Nick Sharratt. This is a witty and highly original monster read!

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Very creative premise and very creative rendition! - Goodreads
Cute monster illustrations. - Goodreads
Brightly colored pictures. - Goodreads
The illustrations were fantastic! - Goodreads

Review: When a Monster Is Born

User Review  - Anisa Onofre - Goodreads

This is one of Maya's favorite books. We found it at the Twig and she's been reading it quite a bit lately. Good giggle book before bed. Cute monster illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer McGee - Goodreads

Cute, clever and adorable, and the illustrations have a great blend of traditional with graphic fill. While it has a warm fuzzy feel it also has this edgy contrast, which I love. And that is that. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Sean Taylor is a writer and professional storyteller. He lived in Brazil for many years, and this story was inpsired by a Brazilian poem. He now lives in Bristol with his wife and young baby. Nick Sharratt is well known for his distinctive and memorable covers for Jacqueline Wilson's books. For Orchard, he as illustrated the bestselling Billy Bonkers. He has illustrated numerous picture books, including the award-winining Pants. He lives in Bristol with his partner.

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