Synopses & Reviews
Introducing a special anniversary edition of a modern childrenand#8217;s classic.and#160;Five little monkeys jumping on the bed. One fell off and bumped his head.The mama called the doctor. The doctor said,"No more monkeys jumping on the bed!and#8221;and#160;Even doctorand#8217;s orders wonand#8217;t stop these silly monkeys from having their fun. But youand#8217;ll never guess what Mama does when the five little monkeys finally do fall asleep!and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Includes a free audio download, a and#8220;How to Draw a Monkeyand#8221; activity, and music and lyrics for the much-loved song.
* “Another standout from the creators of a line of perennial favorites.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Even after more than 35 years, [Carles] style still radiates the same remarkable elemental beauty.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Carles trademark paint and cut-out style and Martins rhythmic and repetitive text full of animal observations engages little ones and keeps them turning the pages.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Carles use of negative space and of sculptural line conveys not only the essence of each animal but also the energy of its movement. A fine read-aloud with a subtle, yet clear, message.” —Booklist
“The bright collage images and lilting language bring the animals to life on the page.” —School Library Journal
Ten years ago, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunited to address the important topic of animal conservation. The result, Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?, became an instant classic.
A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jrs rhythmic text and Eric Carles vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future—a dreaming child.
Celebrateand#160;25 years of marvelous monkey businessand#160;with this special edition ofand#160;a children's classic. Includes music and lyrics, a drawing activity, and an audio featuring lively music and sound effects.
About the Author
Bill Martin Jr was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer and poet, and held a doctoral degree in early childhood education.
Eric Carles many innovative books have earned him a place in the canon of classic childrens literature. His four books with Bill Martin Jr remain popular with teachers and parents, and display an enduring ability to speak directly to children.