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Monsters at Halloween. Monsters in movies. Monsters in books. Monsters under the bed!
Yep, monsters are pretty much a common theme for toddlers as their imaginations run wild. I talked a little bit here on how to beat that pesky monster under the bed, but I also think that exposing the tot to some friendly, funny monsters might really help the situation.
Like reading about them! (Says the book nerd who thinks that every problem can be solved with the written word.)
So here’s 10 fantastic children’s books about monsters that range from playtime to bedtime, from silly to sillier, all while making monsters a little less scary:
1. Hungry Monsters
Kids will be in for a surprise as they explore the different things hungry monsters eat through the world of rhymes and pop-ups.
2. That’s Not My Monster
A story that will enhance’s your child’s sensory skills with different textures to feel and colors to see on every page.
3. Birthday Monsters
Experience the different chaotic adventures each birthday monster brings. It’ll sure be a lot of fun.
4. Little Monster’s Word Book
These little folks from Monsterville will provide a helping hand in teaching your children new words.
5. Tickle Monster
Take an adventure with the Tickle Monster full of endless laughs and tickles.
6. Playtime With Monster
This book will have your kids feeling instantly connected to the main character, Eric, and his daily habits. All of the imagery and colors will allow their imaginations to go wild!
7. Dance Little Monster, Dance!
This little dancing monster will have everyone reading along fun rhymes.
8. Go Away, Big Green Monster!
An empowering kids story to help your little ones overcome some of their biggest fears.
9. Goodnight, Little Monster
The perfect book for the kids to snuggle into bed with as they check off review common bedtime rituals.
10. Peek-a-Boo Monsters
Have some fun uncovering the different creatures with a game of peek-a-boo.