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Poesy the Monster Slayer

A picture book by Cory Doctorow; illustrated by Matt Rockefeller.

Cory Doctorow, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller

A monster slayer needs no bedtime!

Once her parents are off to bed, Poesy excitedly awaits the monsters that creep into her room.

With the knowledge she's gained from her trusty Monster Book and a few of her favourite toys, Poesy easily fends off a werewolf, a vampire, and much more.

But not even Poesy's bubblegum perfume can defeat her sleep-deprived parents! (From First Second)

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger — the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of Canada Reads 2020 finalist Radicalized. His past books include Little Brother and Walkaway. The themes of his books involve the role of technology in society, security and government surveillance. Doctorow was born in Toronto and currently lives in Los Angeles.

Other books by Cory Doctorow

Interviews with Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow & Akil Augustine on Canada Reads 2020

2 years ago
Duration 6:22
Toronto Raptors personality Akil Augustine will defend Cory Doctorow's book Radicalized on Canada Reads 2020. Ahead of the debates, Augustine and Doctorow chatted about the messages in his collection of sci-fi novellas. 6:22
Cory Doctorow talks to CBC Radio about his collection of novellas Radicalized, which will be defended by Akil Augustine on Canada Reads 2020. 6:16
Cory Doctorow on his Canada Reads contender Radicalized: Four Tales of Our Present Moment, a collection of four SF novellas. 16:49
In their new books, Radicalized and Infinite Detail, they have created near-future dystopias full of controlling technologies, social division and rebellions against elevators, toasters and the internet. 11:32

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