“Vidal goes to town with the monsters, particularly the ones with tentacles, situating them in as wholesome a small town as can be imagined; though Wally and his sister are Caucasian, many of the town's other residents exhibit a pleasing diversity. . . . this should win some fans.
Mind Your Monsters
By Catherine Bailey
Illustrated by Oriol Vidal
Sterling Publishing, 2015
Vampires and werewolves and zombies—oh my! It's a monster invasion, and the stinky-smelling creatures are destroying Wally's peaceful little town. They scare the kids, knock over the lampposts, and make a mess of everything. And no one can stop them—until, fed up, Wally says . . . the magic word, "PLEASE." Learning good manners has never been as monstrously fun!