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Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed (Five Little Monkeys)by Eileen Christelow
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In this eighth title in the wildly popular series, the Five Little Monkeys are supposed to go to bed, but they would rather keep reading their books! Mama raises an eyebrow. and#8220;What was it I said? Lights out! Sweet dreams! No more reading in bed!and#8221; After their mama reads to them, itand#8217;s bedtime for the Five Little Monkeys. But they canand#8217;t resist reading just one more book . . . or three! Soon Mama is so tired of trying to get her monkeys to quiet down and go to sleep, she picks up their books and takes them with her. At last, the monkeys are ready to settle down . . . until they hear strange sounds from down the hall. Could it be that Mama likes to read in bed, too? This playful addition to the Five Little Monkeys series returns to the familiar setting of Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed and features a lively rhymed verse and catchy refrain that are sure to keep young readers chanting along. With a focus on reading for fun and the idea of books as part of a bedtime routine, Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed packs in plenty of mischievous monkey business, and thereand#8217;s even a comical surprise twist at the end.
Five little monkeys wake up with the sun. Today is their mama's birthday and they are going to bake a cake. They'll have to measure the flour and mix in the right number of eggs, and get it all into the oven in time for the birthday surprise--without waking up Mama!
Eileen Christelow has created an original, high-energy romp, sure to delight any child who has tried to plan a surprise.
Whenand#160;their mama tucks them into bed and reads them a story, it's time for the five little monkeys to quiet down and go to sleep, butand#160;can't they read just one more? Thisand#160;board book isand#160;perfect for reading aloud with little ones who aren't quite ready to go to sleep!
Georgeand#8217;s favorite author is signing books at the new bookstore in town. Waiting in line is hard when youand#8217;re as curious as our favorite little monkey, especially when surrounded by so many great books!
After their mama reads to them, it's bedtime for the Five Little Monkeys. But they can't resist reading just one more book . . . or three!
While their mother takes a nap, five mischievous monkeys discover that it is unwise to tease Mr. Crocodile.
Eileen Christelow's Five Little Monkeys are back, getting into trouble while back-to-school shopping, in the latest installment in the enormously popular series.
Using a towns mayoral election as a model, this lively introduction to voting covers every step in the process, from the start of the campaign all the way to the voting booth. Theres even a recount! The cast of characters includes two dogs (and a cat), whose questions and comments mirror those of young readers and help to explain some of an elections more confusing aspects. Told with clarity and wit in Eileen Christelows signature comic-book style and vetted by an expert in voter education, this look at how we choose our leaders turns an often daunting topic into an exciting narrative. Who would have guessed that learning about voting could be so much fun?
A timeline of the history of voting in the United States, a glossary of words associated with voting, a discussion of American political parties, and a list of Internet resources are included.
Mamas out dancing, and Lulu, the babysitter, is in charge. The Five Little Monkeys are supposed to go to bed, but they convince Lulu theres time for just one game of hide-and-seek first . . . and then another, and another . . . until they discover the ultimate hiding place. Lulu is frantic; where can those monkeys be?
Vibrant, expressive illustrations in Eileen Christelows signature style accompany a catchy rhymed text thats great for reading aloud. The refrain invites children to join in; as Lulu counts to 10, 24, and finally 104, young listeners will count along with her. And what little monkey can resist the idea of mischief at bedtime?
The five little monkeys have nothing to do, so Mama suggests they clean the house to prepare for Aunt Bessie's visit. They sweep the floors, scrub the bathroom, and troop off to the muddy berry batch to pick berries for dessert, with deliciously messy results.
George's favorite author is signing at the new bookstore in town. Waiting in line is hard when you're as curious as our little monkey, especially when surrounded by so many great books! George has fun browsing but thenand#160;takes organizing some open boxes of books into his own hands, with surprising results. At the end of the day, lucky George finally gets some time with his favorite author. Children will loveand#160;his silly antics as George explores the wonderful world that is theand#160;local bookstore.
This latest monkey tale is for book lovers, lovers of George, and especially lovers of curiosity!
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"Whether sublimely happy or ridiculously goofy, Christelow's expressive monkeys pack a lot of appeal." School Library Journal, Starred
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