Monsters Are Real is a unique short story for children of all ages, serving as a caution sign to not only alert but educate children of the everyday predators that might surround them. This short cautionary tale breaks the illusion of monsters being frightening and ghoulish but instead introduces the reality of real world monsters, humans. Parents, guardians, or mentors can use this book to help communicate safety with their children. Its purpose is to inspire parents to learn and teach their children how to set healthy boundaries. It highlights the importance of boundaries for not only strangers but anyone they come to know or meet.