Monkey Ono (Hardcover)

By J. C. Phillipps

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780670785056, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2013



Monkey Ono is not exactly a real monkey, but he really, "really" wants to go to the beach So when Beach Day arrives, and the children who own him forget the bag he's in, Monkey Ono does not take this lying down, like most stuffed animals would. Oh no, he's got a plan. In fact he's got many, many plans. From riding the family dog to ricocheting through the sky to diving down the water pipes. All end with hilarious results, but not exactly according to plan. Will Monkey Ono ever get to the beach Only if the beach comes to him...
J.C. Phillipps's spirited text and stunning illustrations, done in colorful cut paper collage, deliver a humorous story with a great message try and try again

About the Author

J. C. Phillips has studied art, theater, and mask-making. She loves TV, movies, chocolate, pizza, and her young son, with whom she shares her art studio. She and her family live in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Praise For Monkey Ono

Praise for Monkey Ono by J.C. Phillipps: 

"...will herald calls for repeat readings." —Booklist

"Everyone loves a beach day, and they’ll love Monkey Ono too." —Kirkus

"It’s hard to pick a favorite scheme..." —Publishers Weekly