Stories Aloud
Publication date: 03 Sep 2015
ISBN: 9780857634542
Size: 178 x 179 mm
Length: 26 pages

Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster

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The much-acclaimed toddler book series from The Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler.

Simple but engaging stories which reflect the ups – and downs – of toddler life.

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Pip and Posy are best friends – they love to play, and make things, and have fun. But just occasionally they get cross or sad, and sometimes things go wrong that are beyond their control. And that’s when kindness and understanding – and a cuddle – make everything better.

In The Scary Monster, Posy is happily baking cakes when a hairy monster appears at her door! Poor Posy, she feels quite alarmed – until she notices that it’s not a real monster after all, but Pip dressed in a very silly costume. A funny, not-very-scary story for the very young, with gentle lessons about being brave and taking turns.

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Stories Aloud

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“Full of lovely detail, this is a delightful story about being brave and taking turns.”

– Booktrust

“My three-year-old loves this reassuring series of the emotional highs and lows of toddler life … a great starting point for discussing issues like sharing and fears for young children.”

– The Bookseller

“A gentle story for the very young about being brave and taking turns.”

– Nursery World

“These simple stories are simultaneously cosy and reassuring while celebrating the growing independence of the young. Perfect for one to three year olds.”

– Readings

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