The Bird, the Monkey, and the Snake in the Jungle by Kate Banks
(Sunburst Books)

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This is a story in words and pictures about a bird, a monkey, and a snake who have an adventure together. Along the way they meet a family of squirrels, a hungry alligator, an enormous spider, a fierce tiger, and a friendly frog--and they find a new home.
 

About Kate Banks

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KATE BANKS and BORIS KULIKOV's" Max's Words" was a Children's Book Sense Pick and a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year. Ms. Banks has written many other books for young readers, including "And If the Moon Could Talk," winner of the "Boston Globe"-"Horn Book" Award. She lives in the South of France. Mr. Kulikov has illustrated a number of books for children and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Emily Jenkins and Tomek Bogacki have also collaborated on "Daffodil," Both author and illustrator live in New York City.
 
Published March 18, 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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This short tour of the jungle from Banks (And If the Moon Could Talk, 1998, etc.) and Bogacki (The Story of a Blue Bird, 1998, etc.) features so many rebuses that it is more of a puzzle than a picture book, but a fun one at that.

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Delicate, dense color and a mannered geometric layout politely call for attention in this rebus picture book by Banks (And If the Moon Could Talk) and Bogacki (Cat and Mouse). Small squares, like soft

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Mingled with the printed text and the full-bleed illustrations, these visual labels introduce a red-winged bird, autumn-brown monkey and gray-striped snake who share the same tree as their jungle home.

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Three unlikely animals share the same tree as their jungle home until, as a group, they set out to separate.

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