Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Book Monster!

Stop.the.presses.  I just LOVE a good book about books – don’t you?!  One of my sweet parents gave me this book, and I love it so much! 

book monster

The Book Monster book is great for all ages, and is a great stepping stone for teaching genres. 

The adorable book monster loves to eat, devour, indulge in all kinds of books!  I love how this book (and the monster) encourages kids to try out all different kinds of books.  Your students will be excited to learn about all different types of books and be a book monster themselves after hearing this story!! Monster Reading a Book

The book is now available on amazon!

Here is a simple little page you can use with your students after reading The Book Monster. Just click on the image to download.

 

Here’s the best part, the author Emily Waisanan has agreed to give away one of her adorable books!

Just enter in the raffle copter below and leave a comment telling me what your favorite genre to read is! Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

73 comments:

  1. My favorite genre for personal reading is chick lit but I LOVE children's books.

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  2. That looks like a cute book! It's hard to pick a genre but I'd say Picture Story Books.
    Sara
    Polka Dot Kinders

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  3. I love children nonfictional books that help student collect information about themes we are learning:)

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  4. I love reading your blog! It helps to keep me inspired! Thanks for all your hard work! Tricia

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  5. I love trade books! My favorite book right now is "I Need My Monster!" Super cute and create for teaching adjectives :)

    Catherine
    The Brown-Bag Teacher

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  6. I like to read non-fiction books for myself. For my classroom, I lean more towards fun fictional books!
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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  7. This sounds like a fun book! My favorite are picture storybooks. Thank you for the giveaway and freebie!

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  8. Any type of storybooks are my favorite, I don't think I can pick anymore of a genre than that :)

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  9. For myself, I love to read realistic fiction and historical fiction. This book monster book looks so cute!! Fingers crossed :)

    Rebecca
    Ladybugs Lounge

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  10. I LOVE to read picture books and non fiction about animals to my students, but for my self I love a good romance..Nicholas sparks is a fav:)

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  11. My favorite genre is probably realistic fiction (although it's hard to choose a favorite)! :o) This book looks absolutely adorable so I guess if I don't win I'll HAVE to buy a copy! :o)

    œKaryn
    A is for Apple B is for Blog
    Kideducator@comcast.net

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  12. I love to historical fiction and any and every genre to my kiddos!

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  13. My favorite genre is realistic fiction. There are just so many great books to use with issues that children can relate to.

    thepolishedteacher@gmail.com
    ThePolishedTeacher

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  14. For myself...a good mystery. For the kiddos...picture story books - can't get enough!
    Julene Hoffman
    jhoffman143@yahoo.com

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  15. Im a new follower!
    yanett0712@gmail.com

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  16. My favorite genre to read lately has been historical fiction! I love reading fiction to my kiddos but also love to see all their inquiry strategies shine when reading nonfiction!

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  17. I am a geek, I just love reading children's books and teacher books. What can I say? This book looks adorable.
    Donna
    donna.glynn@gmail.com

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  18. I love a good mystery! Thanks for the chance to win!
    Michelle
    mcoop115@gmail.com

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  19. I LOVE picture books with a great storyline! Great writing...no fluff! :)

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  20. Do "blogs" count as a genre?! Haha!
    I love a good chick lit beach read for myself.
    And I love picture books with an applicable life lesson for my firsties!
    Colleen :-)
    colleendembs@yahoo.com
    Fun and Fearless in First

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  21. I really enjoy any genre!! I do love children's book.

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  22. I enjoy all kinds of well written books (biographies, fiction etc.). I especially enjoy children's picture storybooks in my class

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  23. Personally, my favorite genre is contemporary Christian fiction. In the classroom I love photographic non-fiction or humorous books (like Mo Willems)

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  24. I love reading mysteries. My current favorites are by Diane Mott Davidson.

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  25. I love picture books and poetry books for my students. Thank you so much for arranging this giveaway!
    Clair
    Clairhr@comcast.net

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  26. I love reading great picture books with both my students and my own children. Thanks for the giveaway!
    Andrea
    simmonsa1@sfusd.edu

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  27. I love dystopian novels as an escape but I truthfully spend most of my time in the picture book section!
    Jenn
    Finally in First

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  28. I love historic fiction. I also love culinary mysteries.

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  29. I personally love historical fiction, but for my classroom I love nonfiction. The students just soak it all up at this age!! The book looks so cute!

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  30. That book looks adorable...would love to have it!!! Non fiction, picture books are our favorite.

    Angela
    Mrs.Badaczewski@stmmparish.org

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  31. This book looks SO cute! I have to admit that I am a fairy tale junkie!!! :)

    Jennifer
    lofgrenj@vail.k12.az.us

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  32. I love to read mystery books for me and picture books for the kiddos. :)

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  33. We are really enjoying mystery books at the moment. Seems like we go in phases of what we read. Excited to read this book!

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  34. This book looks adorable!! Thanks for the opportunity!

    Mendy
    mkschanck@baschools.org

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  35. For myself it would be historical fiction and for my nuggets they love fantasy!

    Thank you for sharing this book

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  36. I love reading realistic fiction!
    krishankins09@gmail.com

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  37. Looks like such a cool book! I like historical fiction:)

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  38. I am not sure I actually have a favorite... there are so many great genres out there!!! My personal kiddos are really into fairy/folk tales and nursery rhymes at the moment though!

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  39. We love to find books about topics we learn about in class, so lately it's non-fiction penguins!!! BrannanKJ@gmail.com

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  40. I love all books and cannot pick a favourite genre :-) I love to read all types of books and encourage my students to extend their horizons and read a wide variety of books.

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  41. Thanks so much! Hmm- so hard to pick a favorite. Right now we are working on a lot of non-fiction.
    Yvonnee

    yvonneeyrg@gmail.com

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  42. HI!

    I love a good mystery any day!

    Carol

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  43. My favorite genre ... for me historical romance (the nice kind, not the smut LOL)
    For kids- it was fiction, but I am starting to "get into" non-fiction thanks to CCSS, especially around my thematic units.
    Thanks for having the giveaway :)
    Connie
    prekteachr@yahoo.com

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  44. I love mysteries! But I do love children's books, too! I'm always thrilled to hear of a new one!
    Thanks for sharing! :)
    Dina
    dnhabc123@comcast.net

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  45. As far as children's books go, I love children's fiction! Reading for myself, I have been into historical fiction! Looks like this is a great book!

    Ms. Cranfill's Class

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  46. Recently I have been enjoying Romantic Fiction (especially Jane Austen). My kiddos love any story that makes them laugh. :0)

    - jen
    jehling2 at gmail (d0t) com

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  47. Looks like a great book! My favorite personal genre to read is probably fantasy or historical fiction. My class's favorite books to read are humorous picture books! They love Mo Willems and David Shannon. (Who doesn't?)

    ~Jessica
    Fun in PreK-1

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  48. I LOVE fairy tales and fractured fairy tales...they lead to so much exploration!
    :)

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  49. I love any children's book that teaches about character and virtues in a fun and engaging way.

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  50. I absolutely love to read books that are historical because they are so interesting!

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  51. I absolutely love to read books that are historical because they are so interesting!

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  52. My favorite genre is comedy. I typically like female authors...mainly Brits :)

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  53. I love a good mystery!

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  54. I love reading fairy tales to my students!

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  55. My students and I all love mysteries!!

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  56. I love reading funny books with my children! I love to hear them laugh out loud.

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  57. My class loves silly books like "The Old Woman Who...." They crack up. I also like to read nonfiction books that teach about animals and people. They always have such great questions that we can answer by reading.
    Jana

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  58. I love funny picture books and fiction with animals and so do my kiddos!

    kkish1110@gmail.com

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  59. My personal fave is historical fiction/romance. I love to lose myself in a good book!

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  60. I used to read to my own children I will always love you. I still think of it very often... The little bears....

    Best,
    Ramon
    Fonts 4 Teachers
    Fonts 4 Teachers in TPT

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  61. I am a romantic at heart. Throw in a little history and I am set!

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  62. This book looks so neat! My class loves anything that's funny! :)
    Julie

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  63. My favorite genre is best sellers- mysteries, quilting stories and kids books..
    Looks like a great kids book.
    Regards from Alberta, Canada,
    Anna

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  64. I just found your wonderful blog! Personally, I love mysteries. I really love all children's picture books!
    Looks like another great monster book to add to my collection.
    Kristine Weiner @ kweiner@sandi.net

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  65. For myself, I love reading romance novels over the summer. But I also love reading mystery novels. I would love to own the Book Monster. Hope I win!

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  66. I love to read historical fiction (when I have the time!) I love all of your awesome ideas! Thanks you for sharing!

    Courtney

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  67. I love reading kids books and mysteries.

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  68. Love a book on books! Our students would love this lil tale and go gaga for the monsters. Cute!

    ~Christy
    Fluttering Through First Grade

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  69. I've really been focusing on nonfiction books lately, especially because of the new common core emphasis.

    jen
    jeneratorj@gmail.com

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