Not Now, Bernard

Bernard’s parents are always really busy. It doesn’t matter what he says to them. The answer’s always the same: “Not now, Bernard!” So how can he tell them that there’s a hungry monster in the garden, and it wants to eat him up? It’s gobbled up his dinner, it’s broken his toys – and Bernard is next on the menu! If you like Elmer, you’ll love this funny classic about families and monsters. If Bernard’s parents won’t listen, it’ll serve them right if the monster gobbles them up!

  • A timeless funny classic by the author of Elmer
  • A comical reminder to make time for family life
  • Brilliantly blends reality with wild imagination
  • Kids love the monster, adults love the message!

“This is a true classic!” The Good Book Guide

“A hilarious cautionary tale.” Michael Rosen

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  • Awards

    David McKee won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth Literature Prize) in 1987 for Two Monsters.

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