Molly is a four year old girl who is heading off to bed one evening when her older brother stops by her room to torment her. Molly’s brother begins to tell a tale of a horrific hairy beast that lives under Molly’s bed and does terrible things to her room and toys while she is asleep. Molly points out a key inconsistency in her brother’s story and challenges him on his tall tale.
Monsters Don’t Have Pockets is a quirky picture book that pokes fun at bratty older siblings and addresses the fact that everyone gets scared sometimes. This book also emphasizes that imaginations are often far scarier than real life.