The Monster at the End of This Book was read by children decades ago. Now those children, that all a grown-up, can share the book with their own children. A new iPad app allows this generation to experience The Monster at the End of the This Book in a modern way.
The Monster at the End of This Book for iPad enhances the classic book with a completely immersive user interface that draws children into the story. As everyone’s favorite lovable, furry blue monster tries to secure pages with everything from ropes to brick walls, children will delight in interacting directly with the story elements.
First published in 1971 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in print in 2011, The Monster at the End of This Book, written by Sesame Street’s visionary director and executive producer, Jon Stone, and illustrated by Mike Smollin, has sold more than 3 million copies, making it the best-selling trade book in Sesame Street’s 41-year history. For decades children have been enthralled by Grover’s attempts to prevent them from reaching the end of the book, only to turn the last page and discover that the monster is Grover himself.