Brady & The Backyard Monster
WHO . . . WHO . . . looms in the backyard? Brady, the nervous Labrador retriever puppy, must find the backyard monster in order to play in the place he loves most. But it’s hard to do when everything outside appears to be scary . . .
Follow Brady on his quest for the backyard monster in this fun-filled picture book about overcoming fear by debut author Pattie Manente. Complete with fear coping mechanisms from a certified hypnotherapist, Brady & The Backyard Monster is the perfect tool for parents & teachers. An engaging read for children ages 3-7.
Author Pattie Manente tells a delightful tale about an adorable Labrador puppy who finds his courage with the help of his friends and shows tremendous bravery in facing his innermost fears. – Pikasho Deka, Readers’ Favorite
The illustrations by Olena Khakovenko are a fantastic blend of realism in full color and more muted background tones that allow for Brady, his yard pals, and those big, bad shadows to really pop. Together, Manente and Khakovenko have crafted a perfect addition to our bedtime reading routine. – Jamie Michele, Readers’ Favorite
Pattie Manente expertly weaves profoundly important coping mechanisms in a tidy little children’s book. Brady succeeds in facing his fear by using quieting, breathing, and affirmations, which is the real, albeit nuanced, point of the story. – Asher Syed, Readers’ Favorite
Brady and the Backyard Monster by Pattie Manente is a brilliant storybook for children. It is creative, original, and vibrant. – Jenny Moore, Readers’ Favorite
– Publishing Date: May 24, 2022
– Dimensions: 8×10
– ISBN: 978-1-955767-08-8
– Library of Congress Number: 2021921698
– Hardcover Bound
– E-Version available
– Publisher: BiblioKid Publishing
– Author: Pattie Manente
– Illustrator: Оlena Kharkovenko