Duncan likes to pretend he is a weather balloon. He is glad he is not a real one, however, because he is not fond of heights. Duncan also does not like french fries, monsoons, or training wheels. He is afraid of turnips and prarie dogs.
Olivia the Timid Monster enjoys drawing faces in o's, much to the library's dismay. She also enjoys licking stamps and putting them on windows. Olivia is terrified of hole punches, watermelons, and lampshades.