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Scariest monster in the whole wide world

The Scariest Monster in the World is a children's book written by Pamela Mayer and illustrated by Lydia Monks. It was first published in 2001.


Thea Dewhickey knows just what she wants to be for Halloween-the scariest monster in the whole wide world. But her parents don't think she can win the costume contest dressed as a monster. They want her to dress up as a beautiful butterfly or an exotic Spanish dancer. Thea couldn't care less about the contest, but her parents won't listen to her protests. Luckily, there's someone who can help make everyone happy . . . Grandma! Pamela Mayer's lively text and Lydia Monks' wacky, outrageous artwork combine to create an offbeat Halloween offering that's sure to please.