From old favorites to new tales, chick out this list of my favorite monster books for kids. They are the perfect addition to your monster theme circle time.
Are you looking for some fun books to use for your monster theme or Halloween theme unit or lesson plans? Here is a list of some of my favorite monster books for kids.
Little Monster prepares for bed in this sweet rhyming book. I love his creep routine and it’s nice to see that even little monsters are scared at bedtime.
This is an old-school Sesame Street book starring Grover from Sesame Street. It’s a silly book that will really get your kids to giggle. Will you turn the page?
The Monster Momma loves her little one so much! Your kids will delight in her interesting displays of affection in this rhyming book. I really loved the snack…. cookies filled with bugs and lizard juice 🙂
Max is a very hungry monster with a very UNUSUAL appetite. Your kids will crack up when they hear about his menu.
This one combines monsters and Halloween fun. Kids will be able to relate to the monster’s excitement as he searches for the perfect costume.
Elmer is brave enough to investigate the reports of a monster in this suspenseful book. But is it really a monster, or a misunderstanding?
This is a fun way to work on learning colors and facial features.
Get kids moving with this fun book. They can stomp their paws, snort & growl, and twitch their tail. I LOVE the artwork in this book.
Kids can help monster learn manners and may even pick up a few tips for themselves with this sweet and silly book.
Monsters can be angry, glad, worried, This book provides a great way to talk about feelings with kids.
Monster feels unloved, so he looks for someone to love him. Here is another sweet book to help you explore feelings. This is a good story for adults too 😉
This book will help kids understand their emotions and it provides an opportunity to discuss how to control emotions. This book associates emotions with colors, so it’s a good way to learn colors too.
This is a short, fantastic rhyming book for kids. Monsters, just like kids have a hard time going to sleep.
Silly monsters may not like healthy green vegetables in this fun rhyming book. Your picky eaters will enjoy learning what “foods” monsters prefer instead. But wait….maybe monsters do like broccoli after all….
The clever mouse frightens his predators with tales of the Gruffalo. When the Gruffalo actually appears, the mouse is also too clever for him. I love the lyrical, rhyming text in this selection.
Well, I hope that you enjoy some of these monster books for kids. Do you have some favorites that I left out? Please comment below with your favorites.