My Teacher is a Monster (No, I Am Not.)

28 Jul

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My Teacher is a Monster (No, I Am Not) written and illustrated by Peter Brown (2014)

Bobby has a problem at school… his teacher. Bobby goes to the park on Saturdays to forget about his teacher problems. But one Saturday, Bobby meets his teacher at the park! Neither one of them seem to happy to see the other at their favorite spot, but gradually Bobby sees that his teacher isn’t really a monster after all and his teacher sees that Robert is really a pretty awesome little kid.

Peter Brown has done an awesome job himself showing us both sides of Robert/Bobby and the Monster/Teacher. With very little text and superb drawings, the reader follows the changing relationship between a student and his teacher. And of course, there is the signature Peter Brown style to make this story a read-again book not just a read it-done it story.

I love that both characters change and that we can see both points of view. And even at the end, when Bobby throws another paper airplane and his teacher’s face turns green, there is love and humor to hold the relationship together.

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3 Responses to “My Teacher is a Monster (No, I Am Not.)”

  1. Patricia Tilton July 29, 2014 at 9:19 PM #

    Cute story!

    Like

    • Juliana Lee July 30, 2014 at 8:34 AM #

      Yes, it is Pat! If I’m recommending it to all my teacher friends, and friends with school-age kids.

      Like

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