Welcome to Monster Town

Welcome to Monster Town

By Ryan Heshka; Ryan Heshka (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805088731, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2010

Description

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 born in Brandon, Manitoba and raised in Winnipeg at the end of the "lo-tech" era. Drawing from early influences too numerous to list, he ended up working in the fields of interior design and animation before his current career as an illustrator. Represented in North America, Europe and Asia by Kate Larkworthy Artist Representation Ltd., he resides in downtown Vancouver.

Ryan Heshka was born in Brandon, Manitoba and raised in Winnipeg at the end of the "lo-tech" era. Drawing from early influences too numerous to list, he ended up working in the fields of interior design and animation before his current career as an illustrator. Represented in North America, Europe and Asia by Kate Larkworthy Artist Representation Ltd., he resides in downtown Vancouver.


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