You probably know the feeling. You’re playing happily by yourself in the park, when you’re suddenly told, ‘Go and say hello to that little boy over there!’ But what if you don’t want to say hello? What if the little boy isn’t really a little boy at all? What… what if he’s a MONSTER in disguise? Welcome to a weird and wonderful ‘what if?’ story where saying hello can lead to all sorts of surprising adventures...
Author: Clementine Beauvais
Illustrations: Maisie Paradise Shearring
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: 1st Oct 2018
Product Dimensions: 238 x 271 x 11mm
'Beauvais' twisty tale...is well-matched by Shearring's busy and colorful illustrations... Children will love the details of the monster's underground lair. Admirably imaginative'--Kirkus Reviews
'A highly original and engaging story'--Picturebooks Blogger
'Fab!'--Read it Daddy
'An incredible adventure' -- Storytime Magazine
'A sophisticated take on the trope of making new friends ... swarms across the page via Shearring s bright, engagingly naive illustrations' --The Guardian
'A delightful modern fable'--Book Bairn
'A very special picture book, strikingly illustrated by the super-talented Maisie Paradise Shearring ... A brilliant depiction of a child s imagination' --Love Reading 4 Kids
About the Author
Clementine Beauvais is a Lecturer in Education at the University of York, and is the author of over ten children's books. Maisie Paradise Shearring is an acclaimed illustrator from Hull. In 2015 she won the International Award for Illustration at Bologna Children's Book Fair. Thames & Hudson recently published her interpretation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, The Happy Prince.