Original title: Hirviöturnajaiset
Class/genre: Picture Book
Where the Wild Things Are meets Ugly Duckling and Pokémon!
Eren has decided to accept princess Rola’s challenge and take part in the Monster Tournament. He finds an egg and hopes that it will hatch into a mighty monster. But when Eren’s monster is finally revealed, it looks more like a baby penguin. Can Eren train it to be his tournament monster, and could it ever beat princess Rola’s Storm Snail? Pasi Pitkänen’s incredible adventure story is brought to life by his vivid illustations. In the spirit of Pokémon and Where the Wild Things Are it is also a story of an ugly duckling and bravery.
FINLAND: Tammi (orig.)
WORLD ARABIC: Ink Publishing