Amazing Cover Reveal: Gilly’s Monster Trap by Cyndi Marko & Giveaway

You may know the fabulous Cyndi Marko from the KUNG POW CHICKEN series. If you haven’t read the series check it out, it’s a real treat! Cyndi is an award winning author illustrator and has created many books including the Kung Pow Chicken series and THIS LITTLE PIGGY: AN OWNER’S MANUAL, the recently released SLOTH SLEUTH #1 of the detective series and her upcoming books: BOO! HISS!, and GILLY’S MONSTER TRAP 

Cyndi creates fabulous stories and fun illustrations for her books. Unlike many illustrators today, Cyndi uses traditional mediums in her illustration. She uses watercolor and ink in her paintings. Cyndi started off wanting to create picture books, but her books worked better as chapter books and older stories. GILLY’S MONSTER TRAP is Cyndi’s picture book debut and I’m just so happy that her picture book dream is finally fulfilled. It makes me so happy to present to you a cover reveal for her all new GILLY’S MONSTER TRAP book! Also check the end of this post for a giveaway!

Before the cover reveal here is a little about GILLY’S MONSTER TRAP:

Gilly loves to flap her flippers in Lighthouse Bay. 

Until…a mysterious monster starts menacing the market! 

It swipes Gilly’s flippers, snatches fish, and nabs nets. So Gilly hatches a plan: she is going to catch the sneaky rotten monster! 

With the help of her sidekick Finnegan, and the townspeople, she builds a trap.

But when things go awry, Gilly discovers she and the monster may have been after the same thing all along: a friend.




Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B3Y8NMS1

Amazon Canada: https://www.amazon.ca/Gillys-Monster-Trap-Cyndi-Marko/dp/166590755X/

Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/gillys-monster-trap-cyndi-marko/1141651842?ean=9781665907552

Indiebound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781665907552

Simon & Schuster: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Gillys-Monster-Trap/Cyndi-Marko/9781665907552


On Sale: 04/18/23

Imprint:  Paula Wiseman Books, Simon & Schuster

Editor: Catherine Laudone

AD/Designer: Tom Daly

Medium: Watercolor and Ink


What an amazing cover! Thank you so much, Cyndi, for letting me share this amazing cover with the world. https://www.cyndimarko.com/


You can win a copy of Cyndi Marko’s Sloth Sleuth!

To Enter:

Comment on this post and let us know how excited you are for Gilly’s Monster Trap!

For another entry follow @CynMarko on twitter and comment with your monster trap idea on my twitter post here: https://twitter.com/DaniDuck/status/1537579533414453248

Deadline Midnight 06/30 PDT.

Sorry, giveaway is limited to people in the US and Canada.