Bella and Monty: A Hairy Scary Night by Alex T Smith

Bella and Monty: A Hairy Scary Night

Written by Alex T Smith
Illustrated by


Bella and Monty: A Hairy Scary Night by Alex T Smith

Bella and Monty are best friends. They love doing everything together. Unfortunately, Monty is petrified of absolutely everything, but thankfully Bella is as brave as brave can be and will help her friend overcome his fears. 'A reassuring tale to help children conquer their fears.' - Nursery World Alex T Smith is the World Book Day illustrator for 2014 and also the author of the internationally bestselling fiction series Claude, which was shortlisted for the Waterstone's prize and was part of the Richard and Judy Book Club. Follow Alex at and


A reassuring tale to help children conquer their fears. * Nursery World * Inventive and reassuring story with zany pictures. * Bournemouth Daily Echo * Delightfully illustrated... recommended. * School Librarian * The funky style of the pictures allows the story to playfully deal with the childhood fears. * Junior Magazine * Alex T Smith's illustrations accentuate this quirkiness and make every page a delight to pore over. * BookBag *

About the Author

Alex graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. Claude won the 5-9 young fiction Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is soon to be a TV star on Disney Junior with 52 episodes airing in 2017. Alex T. Smith is a World Book Day Illustrator.

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32 pages


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Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

3rd June 2010



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