Parents' Guide to

Monsters Love School

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.

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The bright colors and cheery monsters will appeal to kids even if they haven't read author-illustrator Mike Austin's previous Monsters Love Colors. This book sweeps the reader up in the excitement of school and all the activities there and touches on kids' fear and apprehension before they start school, as little monster Blue asks, "What if I get hungry?" "What if no one likes me?"

The monsters approach school like a "big adventure," and the happy outcome is very reassuring.

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