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Godzilla vs. Kong: Sometimes Friends Fight

(But They Always Make Up) (Friendship Books for Kids, Kindness Books, Counting Books, Pop Culture Board Books, PlayPop)

Part of PlayPop
Illustrated by Carol Herring
Published by Insight Kids
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

Movie monsters Godzilla and Kong teach young readers how to be friends even when times are tough.

Being a good friend isn’t always easy for kids, and it’s really not easy for giant monsters. Godzilla vs. Kong: Sometimes Friends Fight (But They Always Make Up) pairs 10 tips for how to be a good friend and prompts to practice counting with adorable scenes of Godzilla and Kong working out their differences.

Playful Learning + Pop Culture Bonding: Parents, grandparents, and grown-ups can introduce kids to beloved movie monsters Godzilla and Kong.
Social/Emotional Intelligence: Helps kids explore and identify their feelings, and develop empathy and kindness.
Supports Essential Skills: Young learners can practice counting, learn number awareness, and develop early literacy skills.
New Series!: Collect all PlayPop books including Ghostbusters: Book of Shapes, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: E.T’s First Words, and Back to the Future: Telling Time with Marty McFly.

About The Illustrator

Carol Herring is an illustrator living in Southland, New Zealand. She lives with her husband and five kids in a country cottage along with sheep, rabbits, dogs, cats, and a miniature horse, who happens to live outside the cottage. She specializes in children's books and has plenty of inspiration to draw from with such a busy household. She loves to paint with gouache when she has the time and is inspired by many illustrators from her childhood such as Richard Scarry, Mary Blair, and Alice and Martin Provensen.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Insight Kids (April 6, 2021)
  • Length: 20 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781647221744

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Raves and Reviews

"Provides tips on how to be a good friend by showing the two monsters in situations that are relatable to kids."

– The Toy Book

It's just the most adorable, cutest, funniest movie tie-in I've seen


Explores the complexities of being a good friend


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