Two Monsters

Two Monsters Two monsters live on either side of a mountain Sometimes they talk through the hole in the mountain but they never see each other One evening they get into a silly argument about whether day is depa

  • Title: Two Monsters
  • Author: David McKee
  • ISBN: 9780099455301
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback
  • Two monsters live on either side of a mountain Sometimes they talk through the hole in the mountain, but they never see each other One evening, they get into a silly argument about whether day is departing or night is arriving, which escalates into a rock throwing fight, which eventually destroys the mountain.

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    1. I think it would be very hard for anyone not to be a fan of this charming book. There is something simple yet brilliant about the story of two monsters who find it very hard to see each others view. The thing I think is the most effective is how until the very last page when the monsters have their consolidation they are drawn consistently in different outlined frames, the blue monster on the verso, and the red monster on the recto. This increasing the feeling of being separate and helps portray [...]

    2. Two Monsters is a book that teacheres could use to help young children to learn to deal with conflict. It is about two monsters that disagree about the 'daytime arriving and the night-time leaving'. They call eachother rude names like 'peabrain'. Which children find hilarious but know is rude, when you ask them if it's nice to call someone horrible names, they all say "no". There is a big boulder between the two monsters and they throw stones at eachother. This would give the opportunity to disc [...]

    3. Two Monsters explores the friendship between 2 monsters who live on opposite sides of a mountain, and although they are friends they have never actually met. When the monsters spoke they were never able to agree which eventually lead to the monsters throwing rocks at one another over the mountain. Although, instead of hitting one another they broke the mountain down until it was all worn away. I enjoyed the book and believe children aged between 5-7 would also enjoy the book due to the insults t [...]

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