Monsters University Big Golden Book

from Golden Books/Disney


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  • Quality

  • Read-it-Again Score

  • Fun-and-Learning

  • Monsters University Big Golden Book published by Golden Books/Disney
  • Written by: RH Disney
  • Illustrated by: Disney Storybook Artists
  • We recommend this book for kids ages 3 and up


Overall Editor's Rating

What It Is

The Monsters University Big Golden Book is based on the Disney/Pixar movie. Published by Random House's Golden Books and Disney, the book has 64 pages and tells a shortened version of the story in the movie, which is the prequel to the blockbuster Monsters Inc. In the story, we learn how Mike and Sulley first met and weren't always the inseparable pair they are now. Through their adventures and scaring lessons at Monsters University, they overcome their differences and become the best of friends. Each page has brightly colored illustrations by the Disney Storybook Artists that look just like the artwork from the movie.

Is It Fun?

Kids who have seen the movie will like experiencing the story again in this colorful book. Overall, it's a really nice looking book with a hardcover that would make a great gift for a child whether or not they've seen the movie.

Who It’s For

While there's not a set recommended age for the book, we think kids 3–6 will enjoy the humor and action-packed story the most.

What To Be Aware Of

A Monsters University Little Golden Book, for ages 2–5, is also available and sold separately.