Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster

Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster

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Is your monster misbehaving?
Is he eating your favorite shirts?
Is he using your hairbrush to clean his teeth?
Is he annoying your family on car trips?
Never fear those monster mishaps again!

Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans, the world's leading experts on monsters and the mischief they make, have created the ultimate 10-Step Guide to Living With Your Monster.

A portion of the proceeds from Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide To Living With Your Monster will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780066238227
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/26/2002
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,037,537
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Laura Numeroff is the New York Times bestselling author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give…series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff’s 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and is involved with several children’s charities, including First Book. You can visit her online at

Nate Evans wanted to be a secret agent, a firefighter, or a magician when he was a kid. But he also loved to read and write. Now he has thirty-five children's books to his credit, including the New York Times bestsellers Ponyella and The Jellybeans and the Big Dance, both cowritten with Laura Numeroff, and the series Humpty Dumpty Jr: Hardboiled Detective, an IndieBound "Inspired Recommendation for Kids." He also illustrated Laura Numeroff's 10-step Guide to Living With Your Monster, among others.


Brentwood, California

Date of Birth:

July 14, 1953

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York


B.F.A. with honors, Pratt Institute, 1975; attended Parsons College, 1975

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Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
sweetiegherkin on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I'm not really sure what to make of this book. I loved Laura Numeroff's If You Give A ... series, but this one didn't delight as much - with me or with my one-child audience. I'm not really quite sure that children, even on the older end, will get the spoof. And some parts I just didn't find all that funny. Example: "Step 9. Grooming your monster. Get your monster used to brushing his teeth. This won't be easy. Give your monster a bubble bath every month." Huh? That's not anywhere near as clever as Ms. Numeroff's prose in the If You Give A... series of books. Even the child I was babysitting was asking me why after that one, and I'm sorry to say I didn't have much of an explanation. I had thought this title would be fun, but I was disappointed to find that it fell short of expectations.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very cute! My five year old sister got this book from the library, and loved it. A good book to read during October (Halloween) to a child. I need to go to the store and buy it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this story for my three year old son who was very afraid of monsters. Now he knows monsters don't have to be scary! He loves this book. The pictrues in this story are fabulous.