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Monkey Business

Stories from Around the World

Shirley Climo, Erik Brooks (Illustrator)


List Price: 18.95*
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If someone is a "monkey dodger" what does he do?

A collection of stories, facts, and lore about monkeys from around the world

This definitive collection of fourteen stories, facts, and lore about monkeys from Africa, Asia, and the Americas will answer all of the monkey questions you never knew you had.

With lavish full-color illustrations, this is more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805063929, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2005

About the Author

"Monkey Business" is Shirley Climo's twenty-third book for children. This collection combines her love of storytelling with her fascination for finding the facts that hide behind the fiction. Her previous books include several story collections, such as "Magic and Mischief: Tales from Cornwall," illustrated by Anthony Bacon Venti, and "A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World," illustrated by Ruth Sanderson. Ms. Climo lives with her husband in California.

Erik Brooks is the author and illustrator of "The Practically Perfect Pajamas" and "Octavius Bloom and the House of Doom." He had fun doing research for this book, especially visiting the snow monkeys at the Minnesota Zoo. Mr. Brooks lives in north-central Washington State.

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