Do your little ones love a spooky story?

When I first saw the cover for the new picture book, “The Fearsome Beastie”,  written by Giles Paley-Phillips and illustrated by Gabriele Antonini, it brought  to mind my childhood memories of telling creepy stories around the  campfire.  When I was a child I was constantly on the lookout for  books that could give me goosebumps, even before I was able to read them  myself.  For children like me, this book would have made  the perfect bedtime story.

As you might have already figured, “The Fearsome Beastie” is a story  about scary creatures and ‘things that go bump in the night’.  The fearsome  beastie has sharp claws and dripping jaws full of sharp, nail-like  fangs.  The children in the story are naturally terrified of the beastie,  but this monster isn’t a dumb one.  Pretending to be nice, the  creature gains the trust of the children and then has them for dinner…

Continue reading on Examiner.com: “The Fearsome Beastie” Picture Book Review – Dayton Books | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/books-in-dayton/the-fearsome-beastie-picture-book-review#ixzz1MrJhDRZL

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