Alex is a typical kid--funny, curious, a little forgetful, and always hungry. His world is turned upside down when he finds a monster in his bedroom. Where did it come from? From The Book of Monsters, of course That's where the little monster lived before the evil Dr. Brut chased him out. Now Dr. Brut is back for more evil deeds, including sinking the Nautilus Restaurant. Luckily Chef Roll, the kitchen monster, is on hand to help cook up a plan to stop him. Get ready for more monster mayhem The Alex and the Monsters series of graphic novels is filled with hilarious illustrations and fantastic stories that mix humor, adventure and literature (yes, literature ).