Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson
  

Monster Trouble!

Written by Lane Fredrickson
Illustrated by Michael Robertson

Synopsis

Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson

Nothing frightens Winifred Schnitzel - but she does need her sleep, and the neighbourhood monsters won't let her be! Every night they sneak in, growling and belching and making a ruckus. Winifred constructs clever traps, but nothing stops these crafty creatures. What's a girl to do? (Hint: Monsters hate kisses!) The delightfully sweet ending will have every kid - and little monster - begging for an encore.

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Winifred Schnitzel is not afraid of werewolves or peg-legged pirates, let alone the growling, belching, pointy-toothed monsters that assemble in her room each evening, keeping her awake with their fruitless attempts to frighten her. Stouthearted but sleep-deprived, the girl consults a book about building spook traps, and even designs one of her own, but it is only by chance that she discovers the most effective monster deterrent--a kiss. Sprightly rhyming couplets, giggle-inducing artwork, and a clever heroine make for read-aloud fun. --School Library Journal Winifred Schnitzel is not afraid of werewolves or peg-legged pirates, let alone the growling, belching, pointy-toothed monsters that assemble in her room each evening, keeping her awake with their fruitless attempts to frighten her. Stouthearted but sleep-deprived, the girl consults a book about building spook traps, and even designs one of her own, but it is only by chance that she discovers the most effective monster deterrent a kiss. Sprightly rhyming couplets, giggle-inducing artwork, and a clever heroine make for read-aloud fun. School Library Journal

About the Author

Lane Fredrickson is a veteran of the United States Air Force and holds degrees in psychology and English. Lane's first published children's book, Watch Your Tongue, Cecily Beasley, was published by Sterling Publishing in 2012. Her website, RhymeWeaver.com, is full of image-based tutorials on poetry and writing. Michael Robertson graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in painting. He spent ten years as a toy designer and character developer before trying his hand at illustration. His work has appeared on many children's products, greeting cards, and magazines, and has been recognized by the Society of illustrators. Visit his website: mrobertsonillustration.blogspot.com.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Lane Fredrickson
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

1st September 2015

ISBN

9781454913450


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