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Monster Stories For Kids

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

The Top 5 Best Monster Stories For Kids

The Monsters Are Coming!

Making home school lessons for the month of October is a good way! With all the festivities and holiday spirit in the air, the themes and ideas for weekly units are in abundance. Once I checked off the pumpkins, bats, and witches, the next great theme to come to mind was monsters. There are a variety of ways to go with this theme- friendly, scary, wacky, the choice is yours.

Here Be Monsters...

Of the fun kind, of course. Being that my kids favor the silly and friendly type of creatures, I set out on a search for the stories that were built with these kinds of monsters in mind. These entertaining and lighthearted stories will be sure to please your young ones and will be a great launching pad for the rest of your lesson planning


How to Catch a Monster by Adam Wallace

A brave boy ninja is ready to take on the monster living in his closet. Prepared for a scary and rough monster, he is met with something entirely different. A silly and creative story for young readers.

It's Amazing! Monsters by Annabel Savery

This book highlights a wide variety of monsters from old folklore to movie monsters, ogres, dragons, and many others. Includes interesting descriptions and pictures.

Even Monsters Say Good Night by Doreen Mulryan Marts

Avery is reluctant to go to bed as she knows there are monsters under her bed. This story walks through a series of different monsters as her mom explains that even monsters go to sleep.

Scaredy Monster and the Bad Dream by Meika Hashimoto

A relatable story of how the events of Scaredy Monster's day drift into the dreams he has that night. He learns helpful ways of getting his scary thoughts out and how to control his dreams. Get to know Scaredy Monster in this story as well as the rest of the Scaredy Monster series.

The Little Shop of Monsters by R.L. Stine

A wild and imaginative story about visiting a shop full of different types of monsters. Captivating illustrations and a great balance of gross and fun that kids love. Available also on google play.


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