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Greeks, Ghosts, Gremlins Explored in New Nonfic Titles | Series Made Simple

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Reviews of fun and fact-filled new series books on Greek mythology, folklore, hauntings, and strange creatures.

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Pick of the Day: The Monsters’ Monster

Book cover of Frankenstein and little monsters

MCDONNELL, Patrick. The Monsters’ Monster. illus. by author. 40p. Little, Brown. 2012. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-04547-6. LC 2011042742.
PreS-1–Three little monsters love to CRASH!, BASH!, and SMASH! Every day they argue over who is the best monster, until they join forces to “make a MONSTER monster. The biggest, baddest monster EVER!” At first, their efforts look successful, but to their horror, the creature’s first words after tearing off his bandages are “Dank you.” The enormous Frankenstein look-alike contents himself with breathing [...]