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The Serpent's Fury

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 3

by Kelley Armstrong
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, self-esteem & self-reliance, monsters

Rowan faces her most dangerous monster-slaying challenge yet, confronting what could be the most infamous monster of all, in the third book in this fantastical series by New York Times bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

Rowan is Tamarel's Royal Monster Hunter, and her twin brother, Rhydd, will be its king. After the events of The Gryphon's Lair, …

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The Final Trial

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 4

by Kelley Armstrong
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, self-esteem & self-reliance, monsters

Rowan embarks on an expedition to prove once and for all that she is the rightful royal monster hunter, in the fourth and final book in this fantastical series by New York Times–bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

The time has come! After discovering the true reason for the monster migration, Rowan is on an expedition to ultimately prove that s …

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Monster and Boy: Monster's First Day of School

by Hannah Barnaby, illustrated by Anoosha Syed
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: monsters

Monster and Boy are back for another adventure! And this time the best friends are headed somewhere no monster has ventured before: school!
Ever since Monster (who sleeps under the bed) and Boy (who sleeps in the bed) met and became best friends, they've been spending their days playing together. But some days, Boy leaves and Monster is alone. Wan …

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The Amajurjuk

by Levi Illuitok, illustrated by Ben Shannon
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: native american, polar regions, monsters

In this faithful retelling of a traditional story from the Kugaaruk region, told by Elder Levi Illuitok, a father must save his infant child from an amajurjuk, an ogress known to steal children. When the ogress takes advantage of the child’s mother being blind to trick her into giving away her child, the child’s father embarks on a quest to sav …

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Hermit Hill

by Mike Deas & Nancy Deas
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: action & adventure, monsters, fantasy & magic, friendship

★“Deas’s expressive artwork includes the colorful landscapes and flora of Sueño Bay’s forests, from bright greens and yellows in the daytime to subdued blues and grays at night and in the rain. Atmospheric, wordless pages pack a huge punch in this book’s emotional communication. The side effects of loneliness result in magic and danger i …

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Mia and the Monsters Search for Colours

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, colors, monsters

Mia and the monsters are looking for colours! Can you help them? In this interactive board book, children can join Mia and her monster friends as they look for different colours on the tundra.

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I'm the Boss!

by Elise Gravel, translated by Charles Simard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: monsters, imagination & play, emotions & feelings, humorous stories

I WANT TO BE THE BOSS!

Readers of all ages (but mostly the little ones) will understand how this tiny monster feels. For once in their life, this small beast wants to get everything it wants, right here, RIGHT NOW! While the grown-up monster can’t give them a plane they can fly or a cake with lots of candy on top, they can give them a really big h …

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Monster and Boy: The Sister Surprise

by Hannah Barnaby, illustrated by Anoosha Syed
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: monsters

Monster and Boy are back for another adventure! And this time the best friends are in for a surprise: a sister surprise!
Ever since Monster (who sleeps under the bed) and Boy (who sleeps in the bed) met and became best friends, they've learned a lot about each other. So when Monster notices that Boy seems grumpy (Boy's mom has told him he's gettin …

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