Created by identical twin brothers (Kyle is the author and Derek is the illustrator), responsible for theHazy Fablesmiddle-grade series includingHobgoblin and the Seven Stinkers of RancidiaandZombie, Or Not to Be, and the children's picture bookThe Cyclops Witch and the Heebie-Jeebies
Goodnight Krampusis an adorable take on the Bavarian Christmas demon, Krampus, a character that has attained a level of serious cultural cache on the internet over the past few years, even getting his own major motion picture in 2015.
AsMonster ABCtaught us, monsters don't have to be scary--and Krampus is no exception. Re-imagined for young children as a gently mischievous youngster, little Krampus takes the form of an overexcited child on Christmas Eve who's too excited to sleep. Visually inspired by the classic Rankin/Bass stop-motion Christmas movies, this bedtime story is a whimsical ode to Christmas excitement.
Appeals to children and parents alike with a scenario that both sides can identify with: a tired parent's frantic attempts to convince an overexcited youngster that sometimes going to bed is in the best interests of everyone.
Written in thoughtfully crafted verses with a playful lullaby cadence,Goodnight Krampushas become a bedtime favorite for any time of year