Monsters Are Afraid of Babies – Review

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Title: Monsters Are Afraid of Babies
Author: Nicholas Tana. Illustrated by: Jessica Abbott, Elise Leutwyler
Publication Date: 07 October 2019
Synopsis: A boy learns to face his fear of monsters after discovering that monsters are afraid of his baby sister. Inspired by a child’s imagination, this children’s picture book published by New Classics Books contains a timeless, rhythmical tale accompanied by beautiful illustrations. Simple enough for kids but profound enough for parents, readers will learn that the fears we have of others are often the same fears others have of us. A must for every child’s bookshelf.
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I received an eARC from Net Galley in exchange for an honest opinion. This has no way impacted my views.

This lovely picture book has some gorgeous illustrations. I absolutely loved the artwork inside it – it was so colourful and so detailed. The monsters really popped off the page to me.

I love how creative this book is – how the “monsters” are afraid of how loud and smelly the main character’s baby sister is!

I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like this before, and it was such a joy to read.

I think any young child who is suddenly a big sibling, or a child who is afraid of monsters in the closet can enjoy this book.

 

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Lesbian. Angry feminist. Bookworm. Ravenclaw. Writer. Treat people with kindness.

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