Children either love monsters for they’re afraid of them. Both of my grandchildren were afraid of the dark. My grandson had a fear of the front door at night. Unfortunately, both my daughter and I have front doors that are flanked by a window that allows you to see outside. So when darkness arrived, my grandson would constantly look at the door. Additionally, my granddaughter was afraid of the dark too. Both have gotten better as they have gotten older. Even so, it’s difficult to watch when your children are afraid.
Even Monsters is a great book. It is adorable and beautifully illustrated. Most importantly, children who are afraid of monsters learn that little monsters are just like them. Children learn that there’s no need to be afraid. It’s a great book for those who aren’t afraid of monsters too. Children will be able to relate to Glubb, the adorable little monster in the book.
Also, Even Monsters teachers children that little monsters have to change their underwear, eat their meals, and go to school. Furthermore, Even Monsters like to play video games, play soccer, brush their teeth and go to bed on time. The concept is creative and is appropriate for ages 2-8. It’s a great bedtime story and perfect for story time with grandparents. Add this book to your children’s reading list. Make it a bedtime favorite when your child is feeling frighten or anxious. You can purchase the hardback book here. You may also like Sugar Plum Ballerina Books.
About AJ Smith: Illustrator/author AJ Smith specializes in silly stories and funny drawings. AJ has illustrated eleven books for children in the educational market. Previously, he worked as an animator/designer in NYC on fun shows like Courage the Cowardly Dog and Sheep in the Big City. AJ lives in Newburyport, MA. For more information visit: Even Monsters