I've probably read No More Monsters for Me! © 2020 Sincerely Stacie. Also, the mother doesn't listen to her daughter very well, nor does the daughter listen to the mother. A young boy named Dave hears a groan coming from his basement so he goes to investigate. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Whenever Dave Preston enters a school or a childcare center to sing his songs, you’re likely to hear a swelling chorus of, “Mr. We're so charmed by the tiny pet initially that we don't see any harm in adopting it, but we fail to foresee how big and unmanageable it will become as we nourish it. We're so charmed by the tiny pet initially that we don't see any harm in adopting it, but we fail to foresee how big and unmanageable it will become as we nourish it. I still have my original copy from (I think) 94'-95' that I keep stored away. This week I’ll be featuring books for kids with a Halloween theme. Can she keep it hidden from Mom? It makes you laugh. His name is Howard and he offers to take Dave to his cave. Minneapolis Simpkin is hiding it down there. Yes. This is a fun book for parents and kids to read. We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service. By Peggy Parish." Overall, quite disappointing. At the end, when Harry find's his mother's glasses, ask the children where they think she is. To purchase a copy of THE MONSTER IN MY BASEMENT, click the photo below: Posted Under Book Review, Children's books, Dave Preston, fiction, Halloween, Heather Lynn Harris, Kid Konnection. To his surprise, he finds a large, red, furry, and hungry monster. Visit Howard the Monster here and read along with the music and lyrics printed in the back of the book! I use to love this story. I have such fond memories of this book...I have not read it since I was knee high to a grasshopper, but I do remember when the monster was hidden by the young girl in the cellar and he ate all of the pickles...When she had to let him go (sniff sniff) it was always a tear jerker...I also believe that her name was Minneapolis Simskin...How cool is that? Although pet monsters are not real, I feel like students can definitely. (Whisper this part, with finger to lips). but it just so happens that her mother didn't say she couldn't have a monster for a pet. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. Begin your story hour with your favorite song. And normally parents say no. Mr. Dave is here!” This singer/songwriter from Western New York has been delighting children of all ages with his original songs, such as Papa’s Car, The Lobster Dance, Munchkin Express, and The Boo Boo Song for more than ten years. Many parents of preschoolers bringing their children in costume. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The illustrations are a little old-fashioned, but the story is still fun and kids will find it humorous as the monster grows at break-neck speed. Have the children give the monster its own name. This is still a book in my top 100.