From Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, BC, this playful picture book introduces misunderstood monsters and the Pacific Northwest bridges they call home. Meet Irving the Noble Vegetarian who lives under the Astoria-Megler Bridge and smells like vegetables and hair gel. Or the Flixies, a group of winged pixie creatures who live under the Fremont Bridge in Portland. Each monster takes on the history and environment of their home, making Monsters Under Bridges engaging as well as educational. Find out who these lovable monsters are, how they spend their time, what they like to eat, and more in this fun monster almanac!
"Monsters Under Bridges" mixes real bridges and local history with lots of tongue-in-cheek whimsy — it is sheer fun! Barbara Lloyd McMichael, The Bookmonger
You don’t have to live in the Pacific Northwest to enjoy this book but you sure are likely to want to visit once you’ve read Monsters Under Bridges. Each page is filled with adorable illustrations and fabulous descriptions about each monster. You’ll learn the history behind each monster and what they are known for. No need to worry about scary monsters here, just some fun and harmless characters. Monsters Under Bridges is an enjoyable read for boys, girls and parents alike. In the Know Mom
This book is a fun guide for kids through the Pacific Northwest roadways. Taking you over and under the bridges of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Local Haven
This fun and educational book has fantastic illustrations that will inspire wanderlust in any monster hunter. Portland Book Review
The book is a wonderful combination of funny stories about the monsters, history about the bridges and their construction and design, and sometimes even a legend or two that go along with the bridge. Growing My Kids Reviews