Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow
- What it's about: Similar to works by Roald Dahl, the middle-grade-level book is set in Ratbridge, a place where strange, quirky creatures like boxtrolls and cabbageheads live beneath the city. When a boy named Arthur uncovers an evil plot, he enlists the help of odd allies.
- Who's starring: The animated adaptation, The Boxtrolls, features the voices of Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, and Tracy Morgan.