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3+years

We're Going to Find the Monster!

Author: Malorie BlackmanIllustrator: Dapo Adeola

Over the ocean; up the mountain! Join siblings, Charlie and Eddie, on their intrepid quest to find a…'monster'? Ideal for reading aloud, this rollicking reimagining of a well-loved ’90s favourite, with rich language, a cumulative refrain and fun lively illustrations, joyously centres a Black-British Bajan family and celebrates imaginative play.

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  • Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2022
  • Shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2023
  • Malorie Blackman: Children's Laureate, 2013-2015
  • Dapo Adeola: Nibbies' Illustrator of the Year 2022
  • Dapo Adeola: Booktrust Writer-Illustrator in Residence 2021-22
  • Own Voice
  • Black representation
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead