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That's Not The Monster We Ordered

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About the Story

The Turner family has just got a monster, and the whole neighbourhood is in awe of his superhero stature, daredevil skill and all-round usefulness. Everyone wants their own monster. But sometimes the monster you order isn't necessarily the monster you get ...

Richard Fairgray and Terry Jones have created a picture book that's bursting with wacky humour and clever comic-style illustrations.

That's Not the Monster We Ordered is a playfully silly story about dealing with envy, welcoming unconditionally and being thankful for what you get.

Read delightfully by Richard Fairgray, this story will have kids clamouring to get their own monsters, too!

Story Details



Community, Emotions, Family Life, Humour, Imagination, New Zealand

Suitable for

Preschool (3-5yrs), Lower Primary (5-8yrs)



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