The Best Monster Books For Kids - July 2020

Based on the analysis of 7,284 reviews.



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Need My Monster Amanda Noll product image


Gruffalo Julia Donaldson product image


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Love Monster Rachel Bright product image


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R.L. Stine

Why is Tim Jacobus R.L. Stine's favorite illustrator? Maybe since they have done so many scary novels together. Tim did the cover paintings for over 80 Goosebumps publications, as well as the six amazing Amazon novels. Lately, the both of them got together and asked the questions they've always wanted to ask each other...


TIM (the illustrator) asks R.L. STINE (the author):

TIM: When I attest, I could "watch" the picture in my mind before I start to draw. Do you "hear" a story when you write?

R.L.: I hear children when I write. I try to listen to the voice of the boy or woman who is telling this story. I visit schools a lot and speak to kids so I can keep up with what they're saying nowadays and what actual kids sound like. I then try to listen to their voices tell the story as I write it.


TIM: You have written so many novels I can't do the mathematics, but I wager you have used countless words. What's you favorite phrase?

R.L.: A person once got in an elevator with an extremely witty writer called Noel Coward and stated, "Say something funny." And Coward explained, "Kangaroo." Kangaroo has been a favourite word of mine ever since I heard this story. But as a horror author, I suppose my favourite word is SCREAM!


TIM: Where's the strangest place you've produced a concept for a story?

R.L.: An empty movie theater. My wife and I went to see a scary movie in a big, old movie house-- and we're the only ones at the theater. It was kind of creepy. Then about halfway through the movie, I turned about and saw that the back row was filled with folks sitting right and still. Suddenly, I believed-- They are zombies! I'm trapped in a darkened zombie theater! And that is where the thought of the publication Zombie Town came from.


TIM: If you couldn't write-- and you also possessed all of skills-- what would you li

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