Read something written by Dowd.
Watch the movie of A Monster Calls.
Write ten questions that you would ask the author if you could interview him.
The illustrator Jim Kay used found objects to create prints for some drawings in the book. Use found items and create your own drawing.
Reality and Fantasy
Discuss with a group whether the yew tree monster was real or a figment of Conor's imagination.
Create a map of places mentioned in the book.
Create a poster about the yew tree.
Write a story that you would write if you were asked to write a story from your life.
Create a book jacket for the novel. Include a summary of the book on the front flap, a biography of the author and illustrator on the back flap, and...
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