Friendly Ghosts and Monsters (3-7)

Books to dispel childhood fears

A child's imagination can turn a dark bedroom into a hotbed of potential paranormal goings-on. Help put their fears to rest with this loveable cast of soft-hearted misfits.

Billy Monster's Daymare by Alan Durant & Ross Collins

1. Billy Monster's Daymare

Alan Durant and Ross Collins
The Monster Who Ate Darkness cover

2. The Monster Who Ate Darkness

Joyce Dunbar and Jimmy Liao (Illus)
Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo cover

4. Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo!

Amy Sparkes and Sara Ogilvie (Illus)
Monster Bed cover

5. The Monster Bed

Jeanne Willis and Susan Varley (Illus)
Under the Bed cover

7. Under the Bed

Paul Bright and Ben Cort (Illus)
Ten Little Monsters cover

8. Ten Little Monsters

Mike Brownlow, Simon Rickerty (Illus)
Romping Monsters cover

9. Romping Monsters, Stomping Monsters

Jane Yolen, Kelly Murphy (Illus)
Boo Who cover

10. Boo Who?

Ben Clanton
Monster in your Book cover

11. There's a Monster in Your Book!

Tom Fletcher, Greg Abbott (Illus)

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust