Fairgray, Richard That’s Not the Monster We Ordered, also written and illustrated by Tara Black and Terry Jones. PICTURE BOOK. Sky Pony Press, 2016. $16.99.
When the Turner Family’s monster arrives everyone in the neighborhood is impressed with all that he can do. The narrators finally convince their parents to order a monster for their family. But when their monster arrives, there’s nothing impressive about him. Disappointed that they didn’t get the monster they wanted the family has to decide if they should send him back.
This is a fun story with humorous and colorful illustrations. The book ends with a positive message about getting what you need, not what you may want.
Pre-K, EL (K-3) – ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Nancy W