Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books
If You're A Monster And You Know It

If You're A Monster And You Know It

Fall 2010 Picture Books
Ages: 3 - 5 yrs.
Author: Rebecca Emberley
Author: Ed Emberley
Illustrator: Ed Emberley
Illustrator: Rebecca Emberley
ISBN: 9780545218290
Hardcover Price: $16.99

"If you're a monster and you know it, snort and growl…." This appealing take on the classic children's song, "If You're Happy and You Know It," is written by Rebecca Emberley. The vibrant, color-saturated depictions of varied whimsical monsters with smacking claws, twitching tails and wiggly warts are a collaborative effort between Emberley and her father, Caldecott Award-winner Ed Emberley. A companion sing-along song by Adrian Emberely, who alters the traditional tune a bit, is available for free download, but parents and kids may have a better time singing the comical text together a capella.

Lynne Heffley   ©2010 Parents' Choice
A freelance writer and editor for the arts and non-profit organizations, Lynne is a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she established the paper's first weekly children's arts and entertainment beat.

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