Monster is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. It was published by Shogakukan in their Big Comic Original magazine between and , with the chapters collected and reprinted into 18 tankōbon volumes. The story revolves around Kenzo Tenma, a Japanese. Change Player. SchoolTube; YouTube. Share. Activity Guides. For teachers · For parents · Buy This Book. More Videos. previous · next. Previous. Quackenstein Hatches a Family. Read by: Kristen Bell · Knots on a Counting Rope. Read by: Bonnie Bartlett & William Daniels · To Be a Drum. Read by: James Earl Jones. 12 May BOOK SUMMARY A monster-under-the-bed story to make you giggle: Ethan likes his monster, and even more, he needs him in order to fall asleep! One night, Ethan's monster, Gabe, takes off for a fishing trip, leaving a note promising he'll come back in a week. Since a week without sleeping worries Ethan.