Laurie Berkner, “the queen of children’s music” (People), pairs the lyrics of her infectious hit song with Ben Clanton’s whimsical illustrations in this groovy and adorable picture book—a must-have for fans of Laurie, dancing, and all things monstrous! I’m the biggest monster that you’ve ever seen! My eyes are purple and my teeth are green. I’m big and I’m scary, you know what I mean? And this is what I like to do… Boogie away those bedtime fears and embrace your inner monster with Monster Boogie, based on Laurie Berkner’s irresistibly fun song and featuring lively, playful artwork by Ben Clanton! I do the monster boogie. So can you! Rraaaahhh!
Recognized as “the undisputed queen of kindie rock” by USA Today, Laurie Berkner is a singer, songwriter, lyricist, author, and the founder of her own record label, Two Tomatoes Records, LLC. She has released 12 best-selling albums that have garnered her many awards, including the NAPPA Gold Award and a Cynopsis Kids Imagination Award. As the first recording artist to perform in music videos on Nick Jr., she regularly appeared on Jack’s Big Music Show, and helped to develop Sing It, Laurie!, an animated series on Sprout TV. Currently Laurie’s music videos can be seen on Universal Kids’ Sprout House. Two of her DVDs, We Are…The Laurie Berkner Band and Party Day!, have reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Music Video chart. In addition, Laurie has written the music and lyrics for three Off-Broadway children’s musicals: Wanda’s Monster (2013), The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess (2014), and Interstellar Cinderella (2017). Laurie released a bestselling 10-chapter audio series, “Laurie Berkner’s Song And Story Kitchen” on Audible in 2018.
Ben Clanton is an author and illustrator whose books include It Came in the Mail, Something Extraordinary, Rex Wrecks It!, Mo’s Mustache, The Table Sets Itself, Vote for Me!, and Rot, the Cutest in the World. He lives with his wife and son in Seattle, Washington. Learn more at BenClanton.com.