Why Did the Monster Cross the Road? (Hardcover)

Why Did the Monster Cross the Road? By R. L. Stine, Marc Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image

Why Did the Monster Cross the Road? (Hardcover)

By R. L. Stine, Marc Brown (Illustrator)


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From beloved, bestselling children's book icons, R.L. Stine and Marc Brown, comes a storybook filled with hilariously spooky jokes and fun-loving monsters that will have everyone giggling!

Why did the monster cross the road?

To BITE someone on the other side!

Turn scary to silly with this laugh-out-loud joke book. Hunny and Funny are monster best friends. When Hunny is feeling sad, Funny knows exactly how to cheer up his friend… with laughter!

Renowned bestselling children's book talents R.L. Stine, creator of the Goosebumps series, and Marc Brown, creator of the Arthur Adventure series, join forces once again in this sweet, fun-filled story that not only teaches readers hilarious jokes to share but also reminds children that laughter is the best medicine when you're feeling down. With Stine's humorous text and Brown's bold artwork, this monster-themed picture book is sure to get the monsters and furry creatures giggling all night!

Marc Brown is the beloved creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of PBS's Peabody and Emmy award-winning television series Arthur, now the longest-running children's animated show in history. He also has illustrated many other books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Wild About Books, as well as The Little Shop of Monsters and Mary McScary, both written by R.L. Stine. For more information, visit marcbrownstudios.com.
R.L. Stine is the creator of the bestselling Goosebumps series, which has more than 400 million copies in print worldwide and celebrated 25 years in 2017. Goosebumps is one of the bestselling children's series of all-time and inspired a popular television show, as well as a feature film starring Jack Black that opened at #1 at the box office. His other popular children's books include the series Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Rotten School, and his picture books, with Marc Brown, The Little Shop of Monsters and Mary McScary. R.L. Stine lives in New York City. You can connect with him on Twitter at @RL_Stine or Facebook: facebook.com/rlstine. For more information, visit rlstine.com and scholastic.com/goosebumps.
Product Details ISBN: 9781338815252
ISBN-10: 1338815253
Publisher: Orchard Books
Publication Date: July 4th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English

Praise for Mary McScary:

A Barnes and Noble Halloween National Storytime Pick!

"[A] trove of ideas for mischief-making young readers." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Little Shop of Monsters:

2016 Children's Choice Book Award Winner

"Frightfully funny. Children will scream for repeated visits to The Little Shop of Monsters." -- School Library Journal

"Readers are sure to visit this shop again and again for its fantastical creatures and its slightly sinister tone." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Readers looking for friendly, cuddly monsters should shop elsewhere -- as Stine ominously reminds readers, 'When you come to the Little Shop of Monsters, you don't choose a monster... a monster chooses YOU!'" -- Publishers Weekly