Author: Lane Fredrickson
Illustrator: Michael Robertson
Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books
Winifred Schnitzel isn’t afraid of anything. So when bedtime arrives, the monsters come out in force, attempting to frighten her. Though she tells them to go away, they simply won’t let her sleep.
Tired and worn out, Winifred realizes she needs a plan. So she sets up monster traps to finally get rid of these pesky nuisances. Nothing works. But drowsy from too many sleepless nights, she does something the monsters never expect, which finally chases them all away.
Told in rhyming verse, Monster Trouble! features a fearless African American girl standing up the monsters of the night. This cute book will bring a smile to any children plagued by unseen monsters lurking in own rooms.
Reviewer: Alice Berger