Mr.King likes new things. And he doesn’t worry a bit about what to do with his old things – he just throws them into the nearby pond! But when a monster emerges from that pond one day, threatening both him and his friends, Mr.King realizes that perhaps he needs to reconsider his careless ways.
Written and Illustrated by Geneviève Côté
Kids Can Press 2012
Shortlist Marilyn Baillie Award
Shortlist Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbons Award 2013
Best Books for Kids & Teens 2013, CanadianChildren’s Book Centre
Best Children’s Books of the Year 2013 Bank Street Children’s Book Committee