Short Stories for Little Monsters by Marie-Louise GayShort Stories for Little Monsters by Marie-Louise Gay

Short Stories for Little Monsters

byMarie-Louise Gay

Hardcover | March 1, 2017

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This hilarious collection of illustrated stories gives us a glimpse into the things children wonder about every day.

What do cats really see? What do trees talk about? Should you make funny faces on a windy day? Do worms rule the world? Do mothers always tell the truth? Do snails have nightmares?

These short stories are illustrated in vibrant watercolor and collage in cartoon style. They are rich in detail and tiny humorous subplots that will delight all little sharp-eyed monsters.

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has achieved international acclaim as an author and illustrator of children's books. She has won many awards, including two Governor General's awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren M...
Title:Short Stories for Little MonstersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.98 inPublished:March 1, 2017Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554988969

ISBN - 13:9781554988969


Rated 4 out of 5 by from great imagination Really amazing imagination (the author). Really makes you think what kids do think about in a day
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fun book I picked this up in the store, and then couldn't leave without it. The kids (5 & 7) both love it, too. Plus, they can pick it up and read a couple of pages, and get a full story. They laugh on every single page. Very fun.
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from entertaining we love this funny cute book
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great and funny book My 4 year old and 6 year old just love this book!
Date published: 2017-03-13

Editorial Reviews

"Fans of Louis Sachar's Wayside School stories and Shel Silverstein's repertoire of drawings will delight as this picture book joins their ranks." - Kirkus Reviews"Silly and funny and unique, graced with the fabulous illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay." - Youth Services Book Review, STARRED REVIEW"This volume is worth reading multiple times to enjoy the humor and to revisit the witty illustrations and snappy dialogue." - School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW"In these comics-style snapshots of whimsy, Gay lets children and other creatures break the rules of ordinary life. . Imagination makes the strangest things possible." - Publishers Weekly"Original, inventive, pore-overable, and child-pleasing; it's well worth being deemed a "little monster" to be the audience for this book." - Horn Book, STARRED REVIEW"Don't be surprised if this one becomes a dog-eared favorite in your child's bedroom or your school library or classroom. It's smart, funny, entertaining, and eminently browse-able. More picture books like this, please." - Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews"Gay's whimsical artwork is always a treat.. Little ones will appreciate the bite-size nature of these playful stories and gentle jokes, as well as the riotous spreads packed with lively details." - Booklist"A whimsical, attractive, and unique book." - CM Magazine