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June 1, 2016

Monster Mash-Up!

For several years, some friends have hosted a costume party where they ask guests to wear “mash-up” costumes. What do they mean by that? Well, if your costume were part Dolly Parton and part Salvador Dali, you’d be Salvador Dali-Parton. If you were dressed as a Quidditch player, but with the letter B taped to your costume, you’d be a B-Keeper.

We thought it would be fun to create and share some mash-up costume ideas inspired by children’s literature. See if you can figure out what we mean with the following costume equations.







If you have some other ideas, we’d love to hear them! Share your mash-up ideas in the comments below.



Monster Mash-Up Answers:

  1. Katniss + The Cat in the Hat = Katniss in the Hat
  2. Clifford the Big Red Dog + Little Red Riding Hood = Clifford the Big Red Riding Hood
  3. Encyclopedias + Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? = Encyclopedia Brown Bear Brown Bear (Boy Detective)
  4. Mother Goose + Goosebumps = Mother Goosebumps
  5. Curious George + Martha = Curious George and Martha
  6. Skull + Scholastic = Skullastic 





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