Beware the Monster!

Beware the Monster! will have you hungry for more reading. A truly adorable story for young readers.

– Momma Braga


Can a monster ever eat too much?
Wolves, ogres, and giants have always populated children’s books.  That little bit of fear that they inspire is what makes storytime so exciting. In this book, young children are introduced to a ravenous monster that eats everything in its path. Apples, leaves, trees, and even cows don’t stand a chance as he ploughs his way through the woods satisfying his enormous appetite.

Who will his next victim be? Be careful! His favorite dish is little children! But don’t worry. The surprise ending will make children sigh with relief—and laugh out loud.

Filled with humor and just the right amount of scariness, this book speaks directly to the child with comments, warnings, and asides on every page. Giggle-inducing lines such as “I think you’d better hide” and “Here he comes! Close the book!” place the child right in the story.


Beware the Monster! is an absolute delight to read! It became an instant favorite in our home with it’s colorful illustrations and humorous story.

It is easy to immerse yourself into the story and little ones will have a blast. By the end you will all be laughing and wanting to read it one more time.

For this #MelAndNikkiReview, we give this book 5 monsters out of 5! An adorable children’s story that is interactive by having readers involved in the story. An adventure awaits for your little ones as soon as you open this book.

We highly recommend this book for children ages three to five and it is spooktacular for Halloween! If you would like to purchase a copy, click here.

About the Author and Illustrator

Michaël Escoffier was born in 1970 in France. He lives in Lyon, where he divides
his time teaching, writing, and being a dad. He has written over 70 books, many of which have been translated worldwide.

Amandine Piu was born in 1982 in Sardinia, Italy, and studied visual arts in Lyon and later in Strasbourg, France. She describes her illustrations of consisting of “a pinch of poetry, a handful of color, and a big dose of humor.”

Until next time…Happy Parenting!

-Momma Braga

*This book was provided in exchange of an honest review. All opinions expressed are our own.

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