When monsters start misbehaving, it’s a monster hunter’s job to sort them out!
Monsters Bite Back is the second seriously silly adventure in the hilarious Monster Hunting series. Just like the first book (more on which below), it turns everything your pupils thought they knew about monsters upside down.
Jack, his best friend Nancy and the grumpy, perpetually hungry, 200-year-old monster hunter Stoop are reunited in Monsters Bite Back. They head up to Scotland amid reports of some mysterious monsters causing chaos in an ancient abbey – and hope they’ll even catch a glimpse of Nessie.
When they get there, though, it turns out that there are some obstacles in their path – from fog goblins to disgruntled ghosts, very odd loch monsters and even a rival monster hunting agency.
Oh and there’s also an ancient curse that spells the end of the world as we know it! A monster hunter’s work is never done…
Monsters Bite Back is perfect reading for young monster hunters aged 8+, and great for fans of Sam Copeland, Jenny Pearson and the How to Train Your Dragon series.
“Frightfully funny and jam-packed full of monstrously amazing illustrations that complement the text perfectly. A bombardment of brilliance!”Laura Ellen Anderson, author of the Amelia Fang and Rainbow Grey series
In case you missed it…
Of course, every hero has to start somewhere…
In the first book of the Monster Hunting series, Jack learns that hunting monsters isn’t as easy as it looks when an ogre appears in his garden and tries to eat his aunt. (She was the winner of the World’s Worst Aunt competition, but that’s not the point).
After (sort of accidentally) defeating the ogre, Jack finds himself apprenticed to a grumpy, 200-year-old monster hunter called Stoop and together, they head off to Cornwall, where more ogres are causing havoc.
All he has are his wits, his catapult and a magical – sometimes unreliable – book called Monster Hunting for Beginners.
Jack’s a bit worried he might not be the hero everyone’s waiting for. But then again, how many terrifying, bloodthirsty monsters can there really be? (Answer: absolutely loads. And a bear called Humbert).
This is another hilarious and accessible story, packed full of illustrations, that gives a twist to all your pupils’ favourite fairy-tales.
“This fantastical debut sparkles with energy and a melange of mayhem-making monsters.”Love Reading 4 Kids