Monster Trouble by Guy Bass


Monster Trouble by Guy Bass

More than anything, Gormy wants to be a big, scary monster just like his dad. But monstering isn't as easy as it looks! Gormy's parents are going away for the evening and that can only mean one thing - a monster-sitter! Oh no! When Nana the Noog arrives, she's like no monster-sitter Gormy's had before. But when the sun goes down, he'll find out just how different she is...and how monstrous he'll need to be to survive the night!

About the Author

Guy Bass
Q&A with author Guy Bass: Q: Where did the inspiration for Spynosaur come from?
I was scribbling things down and the name popped into my head. I though the idea of a dinosaur whose job it was to be inconspicuous might be funny.
Q: Who is your favourite character from the book?
Probably Danger Monkey. He's a spider-monkey spy (spy-der monkey?) who has an insult for every occasion. I really like Amber too - she's Spynosaur's daughter and sidekick, and while she admires her dad, she also finds him incredibly embarrassing.
Q: If your brain was transported into the mind of any animal what would it be?
A dolphin. I'd be as at home in the ocean as I would be in ... another ocean. Q: Following on from the above, would you be a spy or something else?
I've never tried golf. Maybe I could be the world's first and only golfing dolphin, Golphin.
Q: What’s next for Spynosaur?
I'm writing Spynosaur: Goldenclaw at the moment. Spynosaur is desperate to find a new arch enemy, but the monstrous Goldenclaw is too villainous even for him. It's got everything a dinosaur secret agent comedy adventure story should have, with added gold.

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96 pages


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Publication date

6th April 2009



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