Synopses & Reviews
When five little monkeys ask for something to do, cleaning the house for Grandma Bessie's visit isn't exactly what they had in mind. But leave it to these mischievous monkeys to find a way to make housework fun...and messy!
Here is another popular Five Little Monkeys story, available for the first time in a bilingual board book edition. Now Spanish- and English-speaking readers can enjoy the lighthearted antics of these lovable monkeys while learning the words of the familiar tale in both languages.
In this brand new Five Little Monkeys story, Eileen Christelow's mischievous monkeys get all sticky from licking ice cream and have to take a bath! But even Mama can't stop them from becoming messy monkeys again!
When five little monkeys eat some ice cream and play in the mud, they become icky, sticky monkeys . . . and Mama says itand#8217;s time for a bath! But even after those silly little monkeys scrub themselves clean, they find a way to get mucky all over again. Toddlers will giggle over the wild monkey antics, rhyming refrains, and expressive, up-close monkey art in this brand-new board book.
The five little monkeys and Mama are eager to get a new car. The five little monkeys clean and paint their old car until it sparkles like new. But who will buy it? Perhaps those clever monkeys can convince their cranky crocodile neighbors that what they really need is . . . yes, a car! Children will love predicting how the five little monkeys will deal with each new challenge, making this a perfect story for interactive reading. Lively verse and Eileen Christelow's inimitably comic illustrations put the five little monkeys in the driver's seat in more ways than one.
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.
About the Author
Eileen Christelow was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in a family of avid readers. It was in high school that she first made the leap from reader to writer, publishing her first stories in her high schools magazine. After studying art history and drawing in college, she discovered a love of photography and began building a career as a photographer. Her interest in childrens books was always strong, and after the birth of her daughter, she began thinking about writing one of her own. Her first book, Henry and the Red Stripes, was published in 1981. Since then, she has written and illustrated numerous best-selling picture books including seven popular books about the Five Little Monkeys, Letters from a Desperate Dog, and Vot