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Two Monsters

Written by David McKee

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LoveReading View on Two Monsters

Delightfully witty, Two Monsters is a classic picture book with a strong message about understanding other people’s point of view. The Two Monsters live on different sides of the mountain and so see the world from different angles. Communicating through a hole in the mass that lies between them, the Two Monsters argue about what they can see and exchange insults. “You’re just a stupid old wind-filled prune!” one yells at the other bringing the quick response, “And you’re a bandy-legged, soggy cornflake!” But as the argument escalates into rock throwing, the Two Monsters bring the mountain down and find that they actually like each other’s company…

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Two Monsters Synopsis

Two monsters live on either side of a mountain. Sometimes they talk through the hole in the mountain, but they never see each other. One evening, they get into a silly argument about whether day is departing or night is arriving, which escalates into a rock throwing fight, which eventually destroys the mountain, and enables the monsters to see each other's point of view and live together as friends.

Two Monsters Press Reviews

A great, fun, easy read that will have everyone giggling and, hopefully, learning to respect and consider other viewpoints alongside their own. Early Years Educator


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ISBN: 9781842708316
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780099220121
Publication date: 02/10/1997
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842708316
Publication date: 1st January 2009
Author: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Bookshelf Essentials

About David McKee

David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits the UK.  One of the ...

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