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Two Monsters

Written by David McKee

Part of the Mini Treasure S. Series

Early Years

LoveReading View on Two Monsters

Delightfully witty, Two Monsters is a classic picture book with a strong message about understanding other people’s point of view. The Two Monsters live on different sides of the mountain and so see the world from different angles. Communicating through a hole in the mass that lies between them, the Two Monsters argue about what they can see and exchange insults. “You’re just a stupid old wind-filled prune!” one yells at the other bringing the quick response, “And you’re a bandy-legged, soggy cornflake!” But as the argument escalates into rock throwing, the Two Monsters bring the mountain down and find that they actually like each other’s company…

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Two Monsters Synopsis

Two monsters live on either side of a huge mountain and talk to each other through a hole in the middle. But when the sun sets one evening an argument starts that eventually brings the mountain down. This is a story about friendship and understanding others' points of view.

Two Monsters Press Reviews

A great, fun, easy read that will have everyone giggling and, hopefully, learning to respect and consider other viewpoints alongside their own. Early Years Educator

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099220121
Publication date: 2nd October 1997
Author: David McKee
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Early Years

About David McKee

David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits the UK.  One of the ...

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