Surviving Sibling Snubbery: The Very Worst Monster

Friday, October 27, 2006.

The Very Worst MonsterAuthor: Pat Hutchins
Illustrator: Pat Hutchins
Published: 1988 Harper Collins Canada
ISBN: 0688078168

This simple story of sibling rivalry has been almost an addiction for our younger daughter for as long as we can remember. Fun, monstery illustrations, simple repetitive text and a fair bit of mischief may be the reason.

Constructing Community: Mattland

Wednesday, March 5, 2008.

MattlandAuthor: Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert
Illustrator: Dusan Petricic (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Annick Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1554511208

A clever combination of first person illustration and third-person narrative sweep us from the bleak friendlessness of a half-built subdivision to the sunny satisfaction of a job well done in this wordless triumph of teamwork and imagination.

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