The Monsters' Monster

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Sep 4, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. Then along came an even BIGGER monster who changed their minds. And all it took was two little words.
In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG monster shows three very BAD little monsters the power of boundless gratitude.

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User Review  - Dipodomy - LibraryThing

Three little monsters work together to make the scariest monster ever but the monster just wants to be friends. A cute and funny story about expectations, gratitude and friendship. Nice illustrations and some good use of rhyme. Read full review

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

I knew I recognized this illustration style! Patrick McDonnell is the artist who draws the Mutts comic strip (and he illustrated Me... Jane, which I also quite liked). This book is adorable; it's ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the beloved internationally syndicated comic strip MUTTS, which features the characters that star in five of his children's picture books: Wag!, The Gift of Nothing, Just Like Heaven, South, and Hug Time. He is also the creator ofMe . . . Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times bestselling picture book biography of Dr. Jane Goodall, and has written and illustrated the award-winning picture book Art.

Patrick sits on the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Karen; their two formerly feral cats, MeeMow and Not Ootie; and their adopted terrier, Amelie. Patrick's website is

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