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The Monster at the End of this Book

Jon Stone

Many adults name this book as their favorite Little Golden Book. Generations of kids have interacted with lovable, furry old Grover as he begs the reader not to turn the page—for fear of a monster at the end of the book. “Oh, I am so embarrassed,” he says on the last page . . . for, of course, the monster is Grover himself! This all-time favorite i...
Publish Date
May 11
First Published in 1971
Goodreads rating
I loved as a kid - one of the books that stuck in my head.      source
Aug 17, 2012
The best kid's book ever written is Grover in The Monster At The End Of This Book. Real Talk.      source
Nov 20, 2020
When my son was four I read him the monster at the end of this book. It was both of our first time. When it was done, I closed it and just sat there. Floored. What a story. What an ending.      source
Oct 12, 2020
It is a perfect book.      source
Jan 30, 2021
@Perrid13 There is no such thing as reading this book too many times. I remember my parents reading it to me and I loved reading it to my kids (it helps that I could do a passable Grover voice).      source