Babies are born universal listeners. In the first months of their lives, they can discriminate all the sounds produced by human beings. It is no small feat: you and I cannot. A typical Japanese adult is unable to hear the difference between an English /l/ and /r/. A typical English adult cannot detect the nuance …
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Monster on the Hill (Top Shelf Productions, 2013) by cartoonist Rob Harrell (Adam @ Home, Big Top), is a blast to read - a book for kids of all ages, from children through adults, and will make a welcome addition to any library or classroom.
Monster on the Hill is simply - fun. The characters are awesome, the illustrations are complement the tone, plot and characters, and dialogue is fun and the twists and turns are pure, unadulterated fun!
I gave a copy of this book to a (very) reluctant reader and watched him sit a VERY long time, reading through this, smiling and reacting. It was a joy to watch.