Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Monster on Top of The Bed Family of Books

MarksvilleandMe reviews The Monster on Top of the Bed
written by 
Alan Jordan

The Monster on Top of The Bed is a book that teaches your child to overcome circumstances in their lives, with this book mainly dealing with Monsters but can be used for so many other fears in children. 

Try writing a book with your child to overcome a fear they have. It has been proven that if a child writes it they have a greater ability to overcome their own fears, as well as feeling very proud of the book they just made.  This is not a new concept to our family, matter of fact something we have been doing since our first born over 24 years ago.

I remember all of my children writing their own books. Oh how proud they were. The wrote anything from scribbles and pictures to full blown illustrated books, that we still have to this day. We all enjoy sitting down and looking through these books, learning about what their fears were as well as the things that were interesting to them when they wrote each book. 

My youngest two daughters and my grand daughter both enjoyed the story. We are planning on writing our own books very soon. They can now add their books to the shelf with their siblings, and parents. 

You can buy The Monster on Top of The Bed on Amazon, or here which also gives links for the make your own book version.

Synopsis: Supplied by Author.

Once upon a time there was a little girl named Suzy, who used to jump up and down on her bed having just a great time. This scared a young critter named Karrit who lived under Suzy’s bed. But, Karrit heard Suzy do all sorts of nice things for people, and he wanted her to be his friend. Still, Suzy ate strange things like cakes made out of pans (pancakes) and the toes of toemays (tomatoes) and—he couldn’t believe it—he heard her talk about eating something truly horrendous.
One day Karrit heard Suzy tell her mother that she was lonely and needed a friend. Because of that Karrit decided to visit Suzy, and Suzy got to meet him. At first Suzy was scared of Karrit. After all, he had red, scaly legs, and a blue nose, but he seemed a little scared too. Suzy treated Karrit the way that she would want to be treated if she had gone to his house.

As they grew to know each other, Suzy found out that Karrit didn’t understand some English words. Suzy figured out what was confusing Karrit, and she was sorry to have scared him. She showed him a hotdog (she didn’t eat dogs that were hot) a tomato (she didn’t eat the toes of matoes) and a carrot (she definitely didn’t eat Karrits).
Suzy made Karrit feel that she liked him, and that she wanted him to be happy. Because of that, the two of them played. They kept getting to know each other better until one day they both realized that they didn’t have to be afraid of each other, and that it was a mistake for each of them to think the other was a
“monster.” Suzy and Karrit became best friends, and neither was afraid of monsters again.

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