Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright
  

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate

Written by Rachel Bright
Illustrated by

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright

A delicious new story about Love Monster, the only monster in Cutesville, from phenomenal, award-winning picture book talent Rachel Bright!When Love Monster finds a mystery box of chocolates at his door, he can't believe his luck. But he's soon thrown into a whirlwind of turmoil. Should he keep the chocolates for himself? Or risk the perils of sharing his good fortune with his friends?This super-funny-rumbly-tummy-sherbert-explosion of a story shows that when faced with the selection box of life, following your heart will bring you the best treats of all.

Reviews

If your Easter holidays involve chocolate, and you can bear a story set in Cutesville, Rachel Bright's scrumptious Love Monster and the Last Chocolate, with its comical, grainy images and lovely retro typeface, will be as enticing as a strawberry swirl. Our googly-eyed hero faces a moral dilemma that chocolate-lovers of all ages will appreciate. The Sunday TimesPraise for Love Monster: A delightful story with an aah ending. - The Sun A sweetly inspiring story aimed at encouraging little readers to take positive action when life is not going their way. - The Observer Love Monster is a delightful book which has gorgeous pictures, clear text, and a witty story line - We Love This Book

About the Author

Rachel Bright

Rachel Bright is a writer, illustrator and printmaker; and the creator of the award-winning stationery and homeware range, The Bright Side. Rachel has written and illustrated several books for children, including Love Monster, and is the author of The Lion Inside, illustrated by Jim Field. She lives on a farm near the seaside with her partner, their daughter, a dog called Elvis and a cat called Superman.

You can read an extended biography of Rachel by clicking here.

10 Things you might not know about Rachel Bright:

She collects alphabets and hats and has a Nissan Figaro car which everyone says looks like a matchbox toy.

She used to be an air Hostess for Virgin Atlantic, when she got to visit Richard Branson's island of Necker.

She loves nothing more than getting all inky in the printmaking studio where she’ll often work super late, when there’s magic in the air.

She lives on a farm near the seaside, which she shares with her family, their dog Elvis and a cockerel called Herman.

She’s done zillions of different jobs before becoming an author and illustrator, including owning a landscape gardening business, being a life-guard and a TV extra (she was once taken hostage by Daleks in 'Dr.Who'). Her first proper boss was Samantha Cameron, now of No.10 Downing St.

She also runs an impressively global card and gift empire called ‘the brightside’ and occasionally practices her evil laugh.

She has hundreds of stories tucked away in her studio (an occasionally messy, converted caravan) which she can’t wait to turn into books.

She once won a week-long date in Tahiti, with ‘Man of the Millenium’ featured in Marie Claire magazine (and then spent a long time living it down).

She spent six years working as a copywriter in advertising, during which time she once had to dress up as a chicken.

She runs a really long way every day and has done loads of ultra-marathons all over the world, the most recent of which include the Atlantic Coast Challenge (3 marathons in 3 days) and the Midnight Sun marathon in the Arctic Circle.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Rachel Bright
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Author's Website

lookonthebrightside.co.uk/

Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

27th March 2014

ISBN

9780007540303


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