Monsters Don't Cry by Brett McKee, Ella Burfoot


Monsters Don't Cry by Brett McKee, Ella Burfoot

'Archie awoke with a shout in the night. Only a dream, but what a terrible fright. Well monsters may roar, may growl or just sigh, but monsters are strong, monsters don't cry'. But, as Archie learns, sometimes even little monsters don't always have to be brave, especially when Mummy and Daddy monster are at hand to make everything all right.


Beautifully illustrated, utterly perfect, a terrific tale Bookbag A clever picture book ... It will win over any young child who has a fear of monsters. Askews & Holts Newsletter A lovely book to read aloud with young children. Booksellers

About the Author

Brett McKee is the son of the renowned David McKee. He lives in Oxfordshire. Monsters Don't Cry! was inspired by his own two young sons. Ella Burfoot lives in Dorset. She studied at Falmouth College of Art, where she received both a BA and a distinction in her MA in Illustration. Prior to that she worked as a bookseller for Waterstones in Norwich for three years. She is currently leaving in Beaminster in Dorset with her partner and two small children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

5th April 2012



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo 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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