Written by David McKee
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Three Monsters by David McKeeTwo monsters react in a deplorably recognisable and unwelcoming way, when a strange third monster arrives in their idyll, by the sea. The alien says that his homeland was destroyed by an earthquake, and he needs a place to live - and he offers to make himself useful to them, if the two monsters let him stay. Having originally told him to go, they rethink, and make him do lots of necessary land clearing that they had been, too lazy to do themselves. Once he has done it, the horrible pair does tell him to go, and then watch in amazement as he dances back to his boat. The clever stranger has built himself his own personal little island, with the earth and plants they told him to clear away.
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
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Andersen Press Ltd
2nd March 2006
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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