Natalie Hatch


Excellent, Intermediate, Young Adult, monsters, creepy, childhood, moving, reporter

Document Type

Book Review


Charles Thompson is being forced to move to Echo City with his parents as his father works on renovating a building. But when Charles moves into the penthouse with his family, he finds out that there is a lot more to Echo City than just the crime rates and perceived danger. A closet monster starts wreaking havoc in his life. Desperate and not sure what to do, he calls Margo Maloo, the monster mediator that his new neighbor recommends. Together, Charles and Margo are able to solve the closet monster issue as well as let curious Charles see that there is more to monsters than he ever thought, and that they have feelings, family, and lives too.