Synopses & Reviews
The day before school starts, Mama takes her five little monkeys shopping for clothes. "Stay right here," she says, "AND DON'T GO WANDERING OFF!" But one little monkey has to go to the bathroom . . . and two little monkeys get thirsty. . . . Then three little monkey friends arrive . . . and four little monkeys decide to go help find the others. . . . Will Mama ever have all five of her little monkeys together again?
In this latest romp with Eileen Christelow's Five Little Monkeys, vibrant, expressive illustrations accompany a catchy text that's great for reading aloud. Simple math lessons are seamlessly incorporated into the fun.
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.
Itand#8217;s the day before school starts, and Mama takes her five little monkeys shopping for
clothes. and#8220;Stay right here,and#8221; she says, and#8220;AND DONand#8217;T GO WANDERING OFF!and#8221; But it
doesnand#8217;t take long for her rambunctious brood to scatter every which way. Will Mama
ever have all five monkeys together again? Kids will love finding out in this adorable
addition to the Five Little Monkeys paperback collection filled with repetitive phrases
and counting fun.
While their mother takes a nap, five mischievous monkeys discover that it is unwise to tease Mr. Crocodile.
Swoop and soar your way to this batty bookfest!and#160;
Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, frolic in the water fountain, and roam the book-filled halls until itand#8217;s time for everyone, young and old, to settle down into the enchantment of story time. Brian Liesand#8217;s joyful critters and their nocturnal celebration cast library visits in a new light. Even the youngest of readers will want to join the batty book-fest!
A new toy store is opening and George canand#8217;t wait. Once George gets inside, the owner thinks his antics may be bad for business. Itand#8217;s not long before George has her jumping through hoops to try to contain his curiosity. Will Georgeand#8217;s playful nature really drive customers away, or will everyoneand#8217;s favorite monkey find a clever way to save the day?
When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, George is soon off on his own to investigate. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories. Written and illustrated in the style of Margret and H. A. Rey, the books will appear in paperback (8 x 8") and hardcover editions and will feature the art of Vipah Interactive, the animators of HMI's Curious George CD-ROMs.
Mamaand#8217;s out dancing, and Lulu, the babysitter, is in charge. The Five Little Monkeys are supposed to go to bed, but they convince Lulu thereand#8217;s 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 Christelowand#8217;s signature style accompany a catchy rhymed text thatand#8217;s 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?
About the Author
Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that cityand#39;s famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for the first Curious George books was one of the few items the Reys carried with them on their bicycles when they escaped from Paris in 1940. Eventually, they made their way to the United States, and Curious George was published in 1941. Curious George has been published in numerous languages. And many, many Curious George books have followed.Martha Weston was the author and illustrator of two charming picture books about Tuck, as well as the illustrator of Clarion's successful Owen Foote books by Stephanie Greene. Martha Weston died in 2003.