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Spooktacular Story Time with Author Sam Streed


What could possibly go wrong when you invite monsters to tea time? Find out when author/illustrator Sam Streed brings his debut book, Alfred’s Book of Monsters, to the store.

Recommended for readers who enjoy mildly scary books.

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After reading about the slimy Nixie, the angry Black Shuck, and the creepy Lantern Man in his beloved Book of Monsters, Alfred decides to invite the monsters to teatime with his crusty old aunty, who thinks monsters are an improper obsession for a respectable young boy.

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