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Monsters

Maurice the Unbeastly

Maurice the Unbeastly

Amy Dixon
Illustrator:  Karl James Mountford 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sterling Children's Books, 2017   ISBN: 978-1454919537
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Julia Vanishes

Julia Vanishes

Catherine Egan
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Random House, 2016   ISBN: 978-0553524840
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Max Helsing and the Thirteenth Curse

Max Helsing and the Thirteenth Curse

Curtis Jobling
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Penguin, 2015   ISBN: 978-0451474797
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Monster Mission

Monster Mission

Eva Ibbotson
Illustrator:  Alex T. Smith 
Fiction
For ages 9 to 11
Macmillan Children's Books, 2014   ISBN: 978-1447265696
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Darkmouth: The Legends Begin

Darkmouth: The Legends Begin

Shane Hegarty
Fiction  Series
For ages 9 to 12
HarperCollins, 2015   ISBN: 978-0062311252
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M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrator:  Gerald Kelley 
Poetry Book and Picture Book
For ages 7 to 12
Sleeping Bear Press, 2014   ISBN: 978-1585368181
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Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Christopher Hart
Nonfiction
For ages 8 and up
Watson-Guptill Publications, 2014   ISBN: 978-0823007165
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Bigfoot is missing!

Bigfoot is missing!

J. Patrick Lewis , Kenn Nesbitt
Illustrator:  Minalima 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Chronicle Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1452118956
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The Brave Beast

The Brave Beast

Chris Judge
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Andersen Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1849395618
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Eric...the hero?

Eric...the hero?

Christopher Wormell
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Red Fox, 2013   ISBN: 978-1849412841
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Reckless

Reckless

Cornelia Funke
Fiction  Series
For ages 14 and up
Little Brown, 2010   ISBN: 978-0316098489
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The problem with not being scared of monsters

The problem with not being scared of monsters

Dan Richards
Illustrator:  Robert Neubecker 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Boyds Mills Press, 2014   ISBN: 978-1620910245
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My Pumpkin

My Pumpkin

Lily Karr
Illustrator:  Doreen M. Marts 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Scholastic, 2014   ISBN: 978-0545493321
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Jellaby

Jellaby

Kean Soo
Graphic Novel
For ages 8 to 12
Jellaby, 2014   ISBN: 978-1434264206
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Yeti and the Bird

Yeti and the Bird

Nadia Shireen
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Random House UK, 2013   ISBN: 978-1780080147
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The Beasts of Upton Puddle

The Beasts of Upton Puddle

Simon West-Bulford
Fiction
For ages 10 to 13
Medallion Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1605425207
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Monster Blood Tattoo – Book One: The Foundling

Monster Blood Tattoo – Book One: The Foundling

D.M. Cornish
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Penguin, 2007   ISBN: 978-0142409138
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The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot!

The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot!

Scott Magoon
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2013   ISBN: 978-1442412576
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Pom-Pom Monster Salon

Pom-Pom Monster Salon

April Chorba
Photographer: Joesph Quever
Novelty Craft Kit
For ages 8 to 11
Klutz, 2011   ISBN: 978-0545346245
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Fly Guy and the Frankenfly

Fly Guy and the Frankenfly

Tedd Arnold
Fiction  Series
For ages 5 to 7
Scholastic, 2013   ISBN: 978-0545493284
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13 Monsters Who Should Be Avoided

13 Monsters Who Should Be Avoided

Kevin Shortsleeve
Illustrator:  Michael Austin 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Peachtree Publishers, 1998   ISBN: 1561451460
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Night of the Gargoyles

Night of the Gargoyles

Eve Bunting
Illustrator:   David Wiesner 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Clarion Books, 1999   ISBN: 0395968879
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The Monster Machine

The Monster Machine

Nicola L Robinson
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Anova Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1843652007
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Sir Reginalds Logbook

Sir Reginalds Logbook

Matt Hammill
Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Kids Can Press, Ltd., 2008   ISBN: 978-1554532025
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Stinky

Stinky

Eleanor Davis
Graphic Novel
For ages 5 to 8
Toon Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-0979923845
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The Madman's Daughter

The Madman's Daughter

Megan Shepherd
Fiction
For ages 14
HarperCollins, 2013   ISBN: 978-0062128027
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Killer Pizza

Killer Pizza

Greg Taylor
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Feiwel & Friends, 2009   ISBN: 978-0312373795
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Mr Underbed

Mr Underbed

Chris Riddell
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Andersen Press UK, 2010   ISBN: 978-1842708217
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The Day Louis Got Eaten

The Day Louis Got Eaten

John Fardell
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Andersen Press USA, 2012   ISBN: 978-1467703154
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The Death Collector

The Death Collector

Justin Richards
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Bloomsbury, 2007   ISBN: 978-1582347219
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The Monsters' Monster

The Monsters' Monster

Patrick McDonnell
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012   ISBN: 978-0316045476
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Every Other Day

Every Other Day

Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Fiction
For ages 16 and up
EgmontUSA, 2011   ISBN: 978-1606841693
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The Scariest Monster in the World

The Scariest Monster in the World

Lee Weatherly
Illustrator:  Algy Craig Hall 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Boxer Books, 2009   ISBN: 978-1906250409
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Darkside

Darkside

Tom Becker
Fiction  Series
For ages 14 and up
Scholastic, 2008   ISBN: 978-0545037396
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The Lonely Beast

The Lonely Beast

Chris Judge
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Andersen Press USA, 2011   ISBN: 978-0761380979
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The Fearsome Beastie

The Fearsome Beastie

Giles Paley-Phillips
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Maverick Arts Publishing, 2011   ISBN: 978-1848860667
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Mostly Monsterly

Mostly Monsterly

Tammi Sauer
Illustrator:  Scott Magoon 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2010   ISBN: 978-1416961109
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The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child

Julia Donaldson
Illustrator:  Axel Scheffler 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Penguin, 2005   ISBN: 0803730098
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The Snagglegrollop

The Snagglegrollop

Daniel Postgate
Illustrator:  Nick Price 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Scholastic, 2009   ISBN: 978-0545104708
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The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Julia Donaldson
Illustrator:  Axel Scheffler 
Board book
Penguin, 2005   ISBN: 0803730470
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Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie on the Road

Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie on the Road

Joel Stewart
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Holiday House, 2010   ISBN: 978-0823422920
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Flusi, the sock monster

Flusi, the sock monster

Bine Brandle
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Kane/Miller, 2004   ISBN: 978-1929132690
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The Friendly Monsters

The Friendly Monsters

Marcus Pfister
Novelty Book
For ages 3 to 7
NorthSouth, 2008   ISBN: 978-0735822061
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Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie

Dexter Bexley and the Big Blue Beastie

Joel Stewart
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 8
Holiday House, 2007   ISBN: 978-0823420681
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Build Your Own Monsters

Build Your Own Monsters

The Editors at Klutz
Illustrator:  Bill Mayer 
Novelty Craft Kit
For ages 5 to 7
Klutz, 2008   ISBN: 978-1591745792
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Santa Claws

Santa Claws

Laura Leuck
Illustrator:  Gris Grimly 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Chronicle, 2006   ISBN: 978-0811849920
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The Monstrumologist

The Monstrumologist

Rick Yancey
Fiction  Series
For ages 14 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2009   ISBN: 978-1416984481
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Trick or Treat on Monster Street

Trick or Treat on Monster Street

Danny Schnitzlein
Illustrator:  Matt Faulkner 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Peachtree Publishers, 2008   ISBN: 978-1561454655
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Monster Halloween

Monster Halloween

Novelty Book
For ages 3 to 5
HarperCollins, 2006   ISBN: 978-0060831530
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The Monster's Ring

The Monster's Ring

Bruce Coville
Fiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Harcourt, 2005   ISBN: 978-0152052171
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Monster Goes to School

Monster Goes to School

Virginia Mueller
Illustrator:   Lynn Munsinger 
Board Book
For ages 2 to 5
Albert Whitman & Company, 2010   ISBN: 978-0807552667
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Monsterology: The complete book of monstrous beasts

Monsterology: The complete book of monstrous beasts

Dugald A. Steer
Illustrator:   Wayne Anderson  , Jan Andrew , Helen Ward , Douglas Carrel 
Novelty Book  Series
For ages 8 and up
Candlewick Press, 2008   ISBN: 0763639400
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The Monsterologist: A memoir in rhyme

The Monsterologist: A memoir in rhyme

Bobbi Katz
Illustrator:  Adam McCauley 
Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Sterling, 2009   ISBN: 140274417X
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