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Mia and the Monsters Search for Shapes

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, size & shape, monsters

Let’s look for shapes! In this interactive book, children can join Mia and her monster friends as they look for different shapes on the tundra.

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Barefoot Helen and the Giants

read by Andy Jones, director Charlie Tomlinson, producer Chris Brookes, instrumental soloist Christina Smith
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: adaptations, humorous stories, monsters

 

Helen is a fine hand with a slingshot, and more than at home in the woods. After all, she was raised by bears for a time. When she stumbles on the castle of three evil giants, she comes up with the perfect plan to rid the land of them. Well, almost perfect…. The biggest and meanest giant catches her, and forces her to help him kidnap the Princes …

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Vampenguin

illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: halloween, monsters, penguins

From the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of A Hungry Lion and Stumpkin comes a charming, wryly humorous story of adventure, mistaken identity, and a vampire family’s day at the zoo.

On a Saturday morning, baby Dracula visits the zoo with his family, where baby Penguin lives with hers. But these intrepid young adventurers are not conte …

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The Gryphon's Lair

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 2

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

The exciting second book in the fantastical series for ages 10-14 by NYT bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

Rowan is now the Royal Monster Hunter, and her twin brother, Rhydd, is destined to be king. But her mother's cousin Heward is still determined that his children be the ones to inherit the titles, and will stop at nothing to show that Rowan …

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The Serpent's Fury

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 3

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

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 Giant Bear

An Inuit Folktale

by Jose Angutinngurniq, illustrated by Eva Widermann, narrator Julian Black Antelope & Louise Flaherty
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native american, monsters, polar regions, bears

One of the most terrifying creatures to be found in traditional Inuit stories is the nanurluk, a massive bear the size of an iceberg that lives under the sea ice. Its monstrous size and ice-covered fur make it an almost impenetrable foe. But when a lone hunter spots the breathing hole of the nanurluk on the sea ice near his iglu, he quickly uses h …

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Otter Lagoon

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

The second graphic novel in the Sueño Bay Adventures returns to the Pacific Northwest, where a tiny island is experiencing extreme weather, a rash of shipwrecks and the disappearance of whole swaths of marine life. Is it climate change? A bad storm season? Or is something else going on?
Plucky and independent Jenna finds herself in some trouble a …

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The Monster Sisters and the Mystery of the Stone Octopus

by Gareth Gaudin
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: action & adventure, monsters, siblings

In this sequel to The Monster Sisters and the Mystery of the Unlocked Cave, sister sleuths Enid Jupiter and Lyra Gotham traverse the city uncovering clues as to why their sleepy seaside town has become overrun by giant monsters. Using the city's archives, well-read local booksellers, their keen intellects and their father's comic book collection, t …

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