The Monster Who Ate Darkness by Joyce Dunbar


The Monster Who Ate Darkness by Joyce Dunbar

When a monster's appetite for darkness prevents Jo-Jo from sleeping he discovers that there's more to life than eating...There is a tiny monster under Jo-Jo's bed, who discovers he likes to eat darkness; and the more darkness he eats, the bigger and hungrier he grows. What will happen if the monster eats all the darkness in the world? 'Inventive' - Daily Telegraph . Joyce Dunbar is the author of over thirty children's books including This is the Star and Mouse Mole , now a popular TV series, and Mundo the Weather-child , which was shortlisted for The Guardian 's Children's Fiction Award.

About the Author

Joyce Dunbar

Joyce Dunbar was born and brought up in Lincolnshire. She taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books for children include This is the Star, which became a world-wide best-seller, and Mundo and the Weatherchild, which was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. The popular Mouse and Mole series has been animated for television with the voices of Alan Bennett and Richard Briers. She lives in Norwich.

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56 pages
Interest Age: 3+


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Publication date

5th October 2009



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