My Daddy Is a Monster – My kids are Monsters – An enticing new children’s Book with a ‘Flipping’ awesome trick – Written By Natalie Reeves Billing from the Monstrous Me collection.
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Another amazing Children’s Book sent to review, This time a ‘Flipping’ fun children’s book – My Daddy Is a Monster – My Kids are Monsters. Written by Author Natalie Reeves Billing and her second addition to the Monstrous Me Collection.
Following on from Natalie Reeves-Billing first instalment installment of her Monstrous Me Collection – My Mummy is a Monster (Take a look at this book available on *Amazon Here) – you can read my review of My Mummy is a Monster Here.
If you want to take a look at Natalie’s Website you can check it out over at Lollipop Lodge. What a cute name and such a pretty well thought out site featuring an online store, Blog and reviews if you would like to have a read for yourself.
Onto the Book we go.
My Daddy is a Monster/My Kids are Monsters – Part of the Monstrous Me collection.
Dad and the Princess Tribes first Impression.
First off I would just like to add, Pig has absolutley fallen in love with this book. Upto the point of writing this review I must have read it 5 nights on the bounce, she utterly adores My Daddy is a monster and I can’t stop reading the parents perspective of this clever book – My Kids are Monsters, I’ll share with you some of Pigs favourite features later on in this Review.
This is no normal run of the mill children’s book… no may I add it has a ‘Flipping’ great feature involved with the sense of the story. Have you Guessed what it is yet? I have left a few crumbs for clues so far… Even in the Title of the post!! I’m going to let Titch Reveal it to you!!
Its a Flip Book!! You see it isn’t JUST My Daddy is a Monster!! Nope flip the book over or let the kids make it do a somersault and you have a completely different view and perspective on the Story line. You have My Kids are Monsters – This is my Favourite and there has been a few disagreements with the girls of which we read!
Such a great idea from author Natalie Reeves-Billing.
All they want is My Daddy is a Monster! As Pig and Titch put it, I always strap them in their seat-belts too tight in the car just like this monster of a daddy does and apparently I am always telling them NO!! to Screen-time!! Well I can sort of agree but I wouldn’t say I’m a monster with telling them no to Screen-time on their Tablets.
My favourite side is the My Kids are Monsters Side. Why? Because… Just because, the kids are monsters. The constant bickering and fighting in the car. No matter where we go, we always end up with the loud comment of… DADDY (or EDDIE from my Step-Daughters) I NEED A POO!!! Just like Dad finds when he takes his monsters to the Footie Match in the Dads perspective of the story-line in My Kids are Monsters.
Both My Daddy is a Monster and My Kids are Monsters have so much relatable reference to the day to day parenting struggles and experiences we face daily as Parents. Natalie Reeves-Billing must have encountered these herself in her time as a mum.
Great for Family Reading.
As you may have seen from previous children’s book reviews, we love to read as a family. Me not so much grown up adulty books but I do enjoy reading to the kids.
My Daddy is a Monster – My Kids are Monsters are fantastic fun to read with the kids. With the added fun ‘Can you find the Monstrometer’ in the Illustrations on every page.
The Pesky Monstrometer seems to have a habit of getting lost within the stories – My Daddy is a Monster and My Kids are Monsters.
Titch and Pig thoroughly enjoyed this while reading through My Daddy is a Monster – My Kids are Monsters – along with pointing out events in the story that is relatable to both them and for me.
The illustrations have been illustrated by Lisa Williams (Check out her Facebook page Here). An expert and specialist in illustrating Children’s books and educational material.
The illustrations in My Daddy is a Monster – My Kids are Monsters are Fantastic, bright and Colourful. They tell there own story and even for my youngest Daughter Beast, she could enjoy the story too with fun and enjoyment from the pictures.
In typical Beast fashion (we call her Beast due to her cute and funny Demonic Beast like growls and grunts she has done since she was a tiny innocent Baby) she points to the Monsters (Daddy or the Kids) and Growls and Grunts as a monster herself. It was rather cute.
Where can I find My Daddy is a Monster?
As some of you may have seen if you follow me over on the Yorkie not just for Dads Instagram Page, I shared a video for the Eve of ‘My Daddy is a Monsters’ release.
‘My Daddy is a Monster’ is now available to Purchase on Amazon (Sunday the 6th September) -Find it ‘My Daddy is a Monster’ on Amazon Here or From Author Natalie Reeves-Billing online Shop over at Lollipop Lodge (You will also see a Monstrous Me Collection Bookmark too which is cool and which Titch has stolen for her Books).
To keep up-to Date with news and updates from Author Natalie Reeves-Billing then you can find her on Social Media (Her Links for her Pages I’ve added below).
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NatalieRBillingAuthor
Twitter – https://twitter.com/BillingReeves?s=20
I would like to say a Huge Thank You to author Natalie Reeves-Billing for sending me a copy of My Daddy is a Monster – My Kids are Monsters from the Monstrous me collection for the purpose of this Review.
I love to read with the kids and getting the opportunity to write these reviews and share them with you is amazing.
Have you checked out my other Children’s book reviews? I reviewed a Children’s book aimed at Helping reduce the Anxiety and Nervousness Children may have with visiting the opticians for an Eye Test – You can check out my review of The Cheeky Chimps Visit The Opticians Here.
Have you read or seen her Natalie Reeves-Billing’s first instalment from her monstrous me collection- ‘My Mummy is a Monster – My Children are Monsters’?
What Books have you being reading with the kids lately? Let me know in the comments below.