Therapy For Dreamers, Philosophy For Fantasy: Buk

Therapy For Dreamers, Philosophy For Fantasy: Buk

“If you love what you have, the world belongs to you.” – Buk Loafing about in pubs can still be an educational way to spend time. I remember once we were talking about how many British fantasy authors there were. It seemed odd that, for a fairly restrained...
Funny February

Funny February

Reason in rhymes By Robin Bennett There was a sad and grumpy king Who said, ‘I’m bored as anything, I’d share my kingdom half and half With someone who could make me laugh.’ Seriously Silly Stories by Laurence Anholt and Arthur Robins (Illustrations) … and, frankly,...
Covid and Translation

Covid and Translation

A sure-fire investment for the future I’m 52 years old today (… why thank you – it’s all that clean living) but, I can still recall the classroom dust motes, the smell of polish and wood, and the pain and anguish, 40 odd years ago, as I sat there, utterly baffled by...

Insights: Q&A with a start-up publisher

We interviewed our very own Robin Bennett (a.k.a the knight on the home page) for an insight into his journey to the present and his plans for Monster Books in the future. Here’s what he had to say:  How did you start out in the children’s book...