The Pruwahaha Monster by Jean-paul MuldersThe Pruwahaha Monster by Jean-paul Mulders

The Pruwahaha Monster

byJean-paul MuldersIllustratorJacques Maes, Lise Braekers

Picture Books | October 4, 2016

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A five-year-old boy has gone with his father to swing on his favorite swing near the woods. But while he's been having fun swinging, a huuuuuge monster has woken up nearby from a very long nap. The monster is ravenous, and there's only one thing that will satisfy its hunger: little children! At first, the monster has no luck as it searches the woods for food. Then, oh, no! The monster spies the little boy on the swing! But when the monster creeps closer and tries to scare the boy with its fierce cry, ?pruwwwahhahaha!? the boy isn't frightened at all. In fact, he only laughs at the monster and keeps swinging! Is the boy fearless? Or does he know something about this monster that we don't know?

With humor and suspense, children will be on the edge of their seats listening to this lively picture book. Author Jean-Paul Mulders artfully tells the story using rhythmic language and fun monster sounds that children will love repeating aloud. The two-color illustrations by team Jacques Maes and Lise Braekers feature lots of busy forest scenes to keep readers guessing what might be ?out there? while, of course, never actually revealing the ?monster.? Small children delight in being spooked, and this book offers just the right amount of thrill, perfectly balanced with humor and the warmth of the relationship between the boy and his father.
Jean-Paul Muldersis a Flemish journalist and writer, and the author of several books for adults; The Pruwahaha Monster is his first book for children.Jacques Maes & Lise Braekersare a graphic design, web design and illustration duo from Belgium. The Pruwahaha Monster is their first book for children.
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Title:The Pruwahaha MonsterFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:26 pages, 12.12 × 8 × 0.38 inShipping dimensions:12.12 × 8 × 0.38 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771385669

ISBN - 13:9781771385664

Appropriate for ages: 4

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A great pick for fall read-alouds.-Booklist