Welcome to Monster Town

By Ryan Heshka; Ryan Heshka (Illustrator)
(Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Hardcover, 9780805088731, 32pp.)

Publication Date: July 20, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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As soon as the sun sets on Monstertown, creatures of all kinds go to work. So hop on the Ghoul Bus and see for yourself who inhabits this ghoulish town. Dr. Cyclops, Postmaster Skeleton, Frank N. Stein, Dr. Mummy, Captain Witch, and many other monster friends—including a junior monster-in-training—will welcome you with open arms!

About the Author

Ryan Heshka was obsessed with drawing monsters as a child, and looked for them on TV, in lakes and oceans, and under his bed. He has always been influenced by comic books, old movies, and classic animation. Ryan is the author and illustrator of Ryan Heshka’s ABC Spookshow. His work has been featured in Vanity FairThe New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and exhibited in galleries across the continent and Europe. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with his wife Marinda and cat Frankie. www.ryanheshka.com

Praise For Welcome to Monster Town

“Perfectly pitched for Halloween read-alouds.” —Booklist

“His ghastly good sense of color—especially his use of sickly green and blood red—evokes classic horror movie posters.” —Publishers Weekly

“Heshka has a lot of fun with each scene and provides plenty to look at.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Reminiscent of cartoon styles of the 1940s and 1950s and spooky in a kid-friendly sort of way.” —School Library Journal

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