Count the Monkeys by Mac Barnett

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This kinetic, raucous read-aloud invites kids to hum tunes, roar loudly, close their eyes and politely say “thank you”...More fun than a barrel of…well, you know.
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Kids will giggle as they count all the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages. Full of fun reader interactions and keeps readers guessing until the very last page! Matching Mac Barnett's brilliant wit are Kevin Cornell's luminous illustrations, which will have young readers begging to count the monkeys all over again.
 

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Mac Barnett is ONE man who has written THIRTEEN books, including Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem, Mustache!, Chloe and the Lion and the New York Times best-selling, Boston Globe Horn Book Award-winning Extra Yarn. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mysteries. Mac lives in the EIGHTH largest city of THIRTY-FIRST state, which is Oakland, California. Visit him a MILLION times at www.macbarnett.com.Despite having dedicated half his life to drawing monkeys, this is the first time Philadelphia illustrator Kevin Cornell has drawn ones not made of socks. To see other non-sock animals Kevin has drawn, check out The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin, and Mustache! by Mac Barnett. Visit www.kevskinrug.com to explain to him that mustaches are not animals.
 
Published January 1, 2013 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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on May 01 2013

This kinetic, raucous read-aloud invites kids to hum tunes, roar loudly, close their eyes and politely say “thank you”...More fun than a barrel of…well, you know.

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Malinda Charter 22 Jul 2014

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