Marilyn's Monster by Michelle Knudsen


Marilyn's Monster by Michelle Knudsen

The best-selling author of Library Lion pairs with award-winning illustrator Matt Phelan to create a picture book gem with an unexpected twist. A lot of Marilyn's friends have monsters. It's the latest thing. Each one is just right for its boy or girl. Marilyn really wants a monster, too, but despite her efforts to be the kind of girl no monster could resist, hers just doesn't come. What could be taking it so long? Everyone knows you just have to wait for your monster - but the spunky and determined Marilyn thinks there may just be other ways that things can work. Matt Phelan's expressive artwork brings Michelle Knudsen's appealing cast of children and monsters to life, creating a sweet, warm tale of friendship perfect for sharing.


This is a lovely, longish fantasy story that works on many levels. -- Red Reading Hub Red Reading Hub

About the Author

Michelle Knudsen is the author of the best-selling picture book Library Lion, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Argus, illustrated by Andrea Wesson, and Big Mean Mike, illustrated by Scott Magoon, as well as several young-adult novels. Michelle lives in the USA in Brooklyn, New York. Find Michelle online at, and on twitter as @michelleknudsen.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

2nd April 2015



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