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Wow. Today has gone SO quickly.
I've been reading this brilliant book.
It's called Nelly The Monster Sitter.
I just can't put it down.
So, this book is all about Nelly.
Now, she is super-smart.
She's realised there's a reason you never see monsters out and about.
They're all stuck at home, because they can't get baby-sitters.
Nelly's solution is very simple.
She decides she is going to become a monster sitter.
But you know, looking after monsters isn't an easy task.
For a start, the monster parents living in each house,
come in all shapes and sizes. And I really do mean all shapes and sizes.
At number 55, Nelly meets a couple of Slimy Squirms,
called Dollop and Splat.
Green, prickly, fuzzy, purple, massive, hairy, squelchy!
Every job, and every monster, is different.
Imagine a dog with five tails, six legs and two tongues.
That's Glug, one of the monsters Nelly has to look after.
Nelly tries playing Fetch with Glug, but it isn't too successful.
"Nelly jumped back in alarm, as Glug's jaws clamped down ferociously
"onto the branch, and his head began to shake.
"His jaws shook with such force,
"his two orange tongues actually blurred into one.
"In a slobbering, slabbering frenzy of snarls,
"he reduced the branch to sawdust.
"Nelly stood motionless in the garden for a moment,
"trying to banish thoughts of what jaws like that could do to her legs,
"should Glug become prematurely peckish."
Still, at least she knows it's nearly Glug's dinner time.
"With a twist of her wrist, she peered down at her watch.
"It was 6:45.
"Alligator chunks in 15 minutes", she smiled.
"Alligator chunks?" Urgh!
Of course, monsters eating you is one thing,
but when Glug runs away, Nelly knows she's in even bigger trouble.
Imagine telling two monster parents
that you've lost their precious baby!
When I started this book, I imagined Nelly would be terrified!
But, in fact, every time she goes monster sitting,
she has an amazing adventure.
I mean, the monsters may be green, prickly, fuzzy,
purple, massive, hairy, ugly and squelchy, but do you know what?
They're actually really lovely and...you soon get used to them.
MONSTERS BURBLE COMPANIONABLY
I know I have.
Get your tentacle off the cushion!