National Geographic Kids Wild Tales

National Geographic Kids Wild Tales

Charlie and the Banana Monster: A Lift-The-Flap Story about Chimpanzees

By Peter Bently

National Geographic Society, Board Books, 9781426310973, 1pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 2013


Charlie the chimpanzee explains to his little brother what a monster is. How silly for his baby brother to believe in scary monsters! But as Charlie's tummy grumbles, he heads to his secret stash of bananas. Scary noises are all around him - even in the bushes hiding his pile of delicious bananas. It can only be a monster! Or is it? Read the story and lift the flaps in this adorable, colorful, and engaging story to find out!

About the Author
Peter Bently is the author of many books for young readers, including "King Jack and the Dragon", illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, which the "New York Times" called "at once contemporary and classic." His "Cats Ahoy! "received the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in his native England. Peter lives in Devon, England, with his wife and two children.