The Very Worst Monster

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When Billy Monster was born, his father said, "My son is going to grow up to be the Worst Monster in the World." However, Billy's sister Hazel proved that she was the Worst Monster in a way that older siblings can cheer. "A monstrously wonderful a addition to any picture book collection."--School Library Journal.

Hazel sets out to prove that she, not her baby brother, is the worst monster anywhere.

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Overview

When Billy Monster was born, his father said, "My son is going to grow up to be the Worst Monster in the World." However, Billy's sister Hazel proved that she was the Worst Monster in a way that older siblings can cheer. "A monstrously wonderful a addition to any picture book collection."--School Library Journal.

Hazel sets out to prove that she, not her baby brother, is the worst monster anywhere.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780688078164
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/1988
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 726,093
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.68 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded England's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1974 for The Wind Blew. Pat Hutchins lives with her husband in London, England.

Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded England's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1974 for The Wind Blew. Pat Hutchins lives with her husband in London, England.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2005

    The Worst is Best

    Hazel wanted to be the worst monster. Every one thought that Billy, her baby brother, was the worst monster. She gave her brother away. Then her parents said she was the worst monster. The story ended with Billy being given back. I liked it when Billy chewed on the judge's toe.

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