One night, when Ethan reaches under his bed for a toy truck, he finds this note instead: “Monsters! Meet here for final test.” Ethan is sure his parents are trying to trick him into staying under the covers, until he sees five colorful sets of eyes blinking at him from beneath the bed. Soon, a colorful parade of quirky, squeaky little monsters compete to become Ethan’s monster. But only the little green monster, Gabe, has the perfect blend of stomach-rumbling and snorting needed to get Ethan into bed and keep him there so he falls asleep—which as everyone knows, is the real reason for monsters under beds. With its perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this silly-spooky prequel to the award-winning I Need My Monster and Hey, That’s MY Monster! will keep young readers entertained.
How I Met My Monster Video
Themes in this story
Bedtime Routine, Imagination, Friendship
- What do you think this story is about?
- Which is your favorite Halloween monster?
- Which Halloween monsters are spooky to you?
- What do you know about a skeleton?
- What does the word “hustle” mean?
Drag the puzzle pieces around to complete the puzzle.
How I Met My Monster Interactive Video
How I Met My Monster Story Sequence
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How I Met My Monster Q&A
Maintain the element of surprise.
The yellow monster with the long neck and a long blue tie.
Never block the bed.
Get the child into bed.
The purple monster with three mouths.
The brown monster with the green fur.
The boy’s toes.
Keep the child in bed until the child falls asleep.
The fluffy orange monster with six legs.
By playing shadow puppets.
The pink monster with the long eyebrows and green eyes.
He grew bigger.
People food makes monsters grow.
To help them get a good night’s sleep.
The things in life that scare us.