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Monsters 101

Cale Atkinson


List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/29/2020)
Library Binding (8/4/2020)


Kids getting ready for Halloween will love this laugh-out-loud picture book that finally sets the record straight about monsters!

Monsters! They're so much more than just that scary thing under your bed. Join Professors Batula McFang, Blobbins, and Howlsworth, and their trusty lab assistant--a zombie named Tina--as they reveal eerie and frankly ridiculous monster facts, never uttered outside a crypt! For example:

  • Monsters love competitive board-game nights!
  • Favorite monster foods include clam pudding with fish heads and pickled ant ice cream!
  • In addition to cauldrons and spider gardens, monster homes often include homemade collages!
  • Werewolves hate the sound of vacuum cleaners!
  • Monsters aren't all scary! Try being nice to one for a change! Offer them a compliment!

  • Full of eye-popping illustrations and a story with nonstop sidesplitting laughs, plus a removable Professor of Monstrology diploma at the end of the book, Monsters 101 will have children--and adults--eager to enroll, time and time again!

    Praise For Monsters 101

    "The lively, very colorful illustrations are imaginative and filled with raucous details that kids will love poring over. . . . Readers can have a monstrous good time, and not just at Halloween." —Kirkus Reviews

    "The consistently kicky images and the diploma readers earn by book’s end are entertaining enticements, and kids won’t want to miss the nuggets revealed in the chapter about monsters’ biggest fears." —Publishers Weekly

    Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 9780593122808, 32pp.

    Publication Date: August 4, 2020

    About the Author

    CALE ATKINSON is an author-illustrator and animator whose titles include Unicorns 101, Where Oliver Fits, If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki Vansickle, and The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold by Maureen Fergus. He lives lakeside with his family in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. See more of his work at, and follow @2dCale on Twitter.