The Very Last Monster Book is Released!

Many thanks to everyone who attended The Very Last Monster Book launch in Parksville! It was an incredible success with nearly 1,000 people visiting the exhibition!

Here’s an important update about the book:


The book is available for delivery worldwide by ordering here.

    Available at Natural Synergy Day Spa and the wonderful Fireside Books.
  • UK
    We now have a limited supply in the UK – select delivery via Royal Mail on the order form).
  • INDEPENDENT BOOK STORES You can order a copy at local book stores across Canada. Tell them we are on ‘Pub Stock’.
  • BULK ORDERS? If you are a library, school or organisation looking to order a bulk shipment, please contact us.


All books have been dispatched worldwide. Keep an eye out for yours in your mailbox soon! Please note, Canada Post currently having a strike (boo!) which is affecting mail within and leaving Canada.


Please pick up your pre-ordered books from Soak Essentials. Please bring your email receipt (printed or on your phone).

MILTON, UK and VINELAND ONTARIO are available for pick up now.

Any questions? Please drop us a message here.

Update: Book Collection / Delivery

Thank you to everyone who has ordered the book. It is currently being printed!  We will email you in mid-November with specific details of when your book(s) will be despatched.

== Parksville, BC –  Exhibition & Official Book Launch ==

McMillan Art Centre, Parksville (map)

Sun 2nd December: 11am to 4pm
Mon 3rd December: 2pm   to 6pm

Cost: Free

To celebrate the book launch, we will be running The Very Last Monster Exhibition (see preview) so kids can dress-up as Explorers and seek and find the creatures in the monster-sized book with original artwork!

There will also be a chance to meet the Illustrator Aura Vanderwal. Entry is free but due to demand, a time slot needs to be booked. You can come any time if you just want to pick up your book/s.



  • Please print off and bring your email receipt to collect your book/s. You can also collect a friend’s books if they give you their receipt.
  • Additional copies of the book will be available on the day (subject to availability) if you need extra Christmas presents.


== Vineland, Ontario, Pick-Up ==

We anticipate the book being available to pick-up from Phyllis Stanley from early December onwards

Phyllis will have some additional copies of the book available (subject to availability) if you need extra Christmas presents.


== Cambridge / Milton, UK ==

We anticipate the book being available to pick-up from Michelle Peters from early December.

Michelle will have additional copies of the book available if you need extra Christmas presents.

If you selected direct Shipping:

We anticipate the book being despatch late November. Arrival will be based on the shipping option selected (airmail, surface mail etc).