One Monkey Too Many by Jackie French Koller

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Play is the order of the day for a group of vacationing monkeys determined not to let any silly rules get in their way. But when one monkey too many joins the crowd, everyone's in for some unexpected surprises. With winning rhyme and lively illustrations, One Monkey Too Many captures the outrageous antics of mischievous monkeys who make the most of their holiday--and learn a lesson or two along the way.

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Jackie French Koller is a prolific children's author. Jackie's first book, Impy for Always, was published in 1989. She's gone on to write over 30 other books including The Keepers and Dragonling Series. Koller's books have received numerous awards and accolades - among them ALA Notable Book and IRA Teachers' Choice. Jackie lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and when she's not writing she enjoys painting, reading, hiking, making gingerbread houses, and playing with her grandchildren. Lynn Munsinger was born December 24, 1951 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She attended Tufts University and graduated in 1974. The following year she enrolled at the Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in illustration. She received her degree in 1977 and continued her studies in London. She has illustrated more than a dozen popular books for Houghton Mifflin Company. Since 1978, she has illustrated over 70 children's books for over 25 different authors, but is best well known for her partnership with Helen Lester. Munsinger and Lester have been together since first publishing The Wizard, the Fairy, and the Magic Chicken in 1983 with Houghton Mifflin Company and Walter Lorraine, their editor. They have collaborated on the Tacky the Penguin series and many other popular titles including the award-winning Hooway for Wodney Wat. Lynn Munsinger is a full-time illustrator.
Published March 31, 1999 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Self-pitying Alec is struggling through eighth grade, plagued by six-year-old brother Stevie and unable to measure up to older sister Kelly.

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In the last spread, the monkeys jump off the page to deface the book itself: ""One monkey too many came sneaking and.../ ...LOOK!/ One monkey too many got into this book!"" Munsinger's (Hooway for Wodney Wat, reviewed above) rambunctious, lively art is a joy: the monkeys are blithely bad, and the...

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