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Apes And Monkeys: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about apes and monkeys?

Children’s literature has many notable options when it comes to apes and monkeys. To help you find the right books for you and your young reader, we’ve compiled a list of the best kids books about apes and monkeys.

Our list includes board books, picture books, and chapter books. Board books are best for babies and toddlers from ages newborn to 2 or 3. Picture books are generally great options for toddlers and for preschool and kindergarten age children. Picture books are especially enjoyable for adults to read aloud with young kids. The chapter books on our list are generally best for elementary through early middle school age tween kids. You can filter to sort by the best book type for your kid.

We hope this list of kids books about apes and monkeys can be a helpful resource for parents, teachers, and others searching for a new book!

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More Spaghetti, I Say!
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-6

With inspiring and educational stories, Scholastic’s Hello Reader series caters to the spectrum of reading abilities among beginning readers. My First Hello Readers use basic words to reinforce phonics and sight vocabulary. The books at this level offer punch-out flash cards plus six additional pages of skill-building activities. Levels 1 - 4 combine a greater vocabulary and longer sentence length. Each book has an introductory letter from an education specialist guiding parents on how to help their children learn to read. Preschool - Grades 2.

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Count the Monkeys
Written by Mac Barnett & illustrated by Kevin Cornell and Mac Barnett
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

Kids will giggle as they count all the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages. Full of fun reader interactions and keeps readers guessing until the very last page! Matching Mac Barnett’s brilliant wit are Kevin Cornell’s luminous illustrations, which will have young readers begging to count the monkeys all over again.

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Grumpy Monkey
Written by Suzanne Lang & illustrated by Max Lang
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings…and the danger in suppressing them!

Jim the chimpanzee is in a terrible mood for no good reason. His friends can’t understand it—how can he be in a bad mood when it’s SUCH a beautiful day? They encourage him not to hunch, to smile, and to do things that make THEM happy. But Jim can’t take all the advice…and has a BIT of a meltdown. Could it be that he just needs a day to feel grumpy?

Suzanne and Max Lang bring hilarity and levity to this very important lesson. This picture book is an excellent case study in the dangers of putting on a happy face and demonstrates to kids that they are allowed to feel their feelings (though they should be careful of hurting others in the process!).

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Warning: Do Not Open This Book!
Written by Adam Lehrhaupt & illustrated by Matthew Forsythe
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

CAUTION! This book contains monkeys, toucans, and a whole lot of silliness.You really shouldn’t be opening this book.

I’m serious.

Just put it back on the shelf.

Right…now.

You’re still reading this?

Well, don’t say I didn’t warn you…

It looks like a book, it feels like a book, and it even smells like a book. But watch out…madness and mayhem lie within! Debut author Adam Lehrhaupt urges you NOT to take a walk on the wild side in this humorous, interactive romp with inventive and engaging illustrations from Eisner Award-winning comic artist and rising star children’s book illustrator Matthew Forsythe.

This quirky, subversive creation begs to be enjoyed again and again and again.

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The One and Only Ivan
Written by Katherine Applegate & illustrated by Patricia Castelao
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Soon to be a major motion picture! This Harper Classic edition of the Newbery Medal winner and #1 New York Times bestseller includes an author’s note, a letter from the real Ivan’s caretaker at Zoo Atlanta, Ivan’s “signature,” discussion questions, and more. This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having spent twenty-seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. In the tradition of timeless classics such as Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little. Katherine Applegate’s novel blends humor and poignancy to create this incredible tale of friendship, art, and hope. The One and Only Ivan was named to multiple state lists, received three starred reviews, and was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon. Plus don’t miss Katherine Applegate’s Endling series!

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  • Great Joy - It is just before Christmas when an organ grinder and monkey appear on the street outside Frances’s apartment. When it’s quiet she can hear their music, and when she looks out her window at midnight, she sees them sleeping outside. Finally the day of the Christmas pageant arrives, but when it’s Frances’s turn to speak, all she can think about is the organ grinder’s sad eyes—until a door opens just in time, and she finds the perfect words to share. With this luminous tale, Kate DiCamillo pairs with Bagram Ibatoulline to offer a timeless holiday gift.

  • Mad about Monkeys - Ever wonder what monkeys are and what makes them so special? With over 250 species inhabiting our planet, this book explores the many different types of monkeys from the smallest Pygmy Marmoset to the largest Mandrill as well as providing all the facts you wanted to know and more. Discover where monkeys come from, how they swing from tree to tree and why they fight and play with each other. After reading this beautifully illustrated book by Owen Davey, you’ll soon you’ll be raving mad about monkeys!

  • My Life as a Youtuber - Book 7 of the much-loved My Life series that has the irrepressible Derek Fallon starting his own Youtube web series! Derek Fallon finally found something to get excited about at school—an extracurricular class on making videos! Together with his friends Carly, Matt, and Umberto, Derek can’t wait to create his own Youtube web series. But he soon realizes Youtube stardom is a lot of work. On top of that, it’s time for his foster monkey Frank to go to monkey college so Derek must scramble to find a reason for Frank to stay with his family—if only a little while longer. Can Derek solve both problems at once? What if Frank became a part of Derek’s Youtube videos? Here’s another funny and thoughtful novel in the series that centers around most every tween today’s pastime—Youtube! A Christy Ottaviano Book

  • Curious George Goes to a Costume Party - George is excited to attend his first costume party, but there’s just one problem–he doesn’t have a costume! Will the mischievous little monkey be able to find the perfect one without starting too much trouble? Mrs. Gray’s party isn’t just any party–it’s a costume party, and George and the man with the yellow hat aren’t wearing costumes! No matter–there are plenty in an old trunk upstairs, and soon George is trying on all kinds of outfits. But it’s not long before George gets in the bed sheets. His new look may give the guests a scare at first, but in the end George is the life of the party!

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Curious George Goes to the Zoo
Written by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

The zoo is the perfect place for a curious little monkey to make mischief and new friends! George is going to visit a new kind of zoo where the animals all roam free. Some of those animals look like a lot of fun–so much fun that a curious monkey can’t resist joining them. Giraffes and flamingos are close enough to touch, but George befriends a baby rhino who seems a little sad. Who better to lure her from her hiding place than George? And just in time for her special birthday party!

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Curious George in the Big City
Written by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

When the man with the yellow hat promises to buy George a holiday surprise during their trip to the city, George decides he wants to give his friend a surprise too. But it isn’t long before the little monkey’s curiosity gets him into trouble and he gets separated from his friend. Though he has fun seeing the tourist sites and all the sparkling decorations, what he enjoys most is finding his best friend and enjoying the city together. NEW bonus features include a drawing activity, word jumble, and spot-the-difference activity.

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Curious George and the Rocket
Written by Margret Rey & illustrated by H. A. Rey
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3
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Curious George
Written & illustrated by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

In this, the original book about the curious monkey, George is taken from the jungle by the man in the yellow hat to live in a new home, but–oh, what happened! Though trying to be good, George is still very curious and takes a swim in the ocean, escapes from jail, and goes for a flying ride on a bunch of balloons. This treasured classic is where it all began for the curious, loveable monkey and is a must have for any children’s book collection.

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Where Is Curious George? Around the Town: A Look-And-Find Book
Written by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Join Curious George on an adventure around town. Each full-to-bursting scene represents a favorite spot in the neighborhood, from the playground to the library to a hopping farmer’s market! Jaunty rhymes introduce each inviting location and list the objects readers can find: “Find a stroller, find a doll / Sandbox shovel, soccer ball / Bird nest nestled in a tree / Now, that monkey, where is he? / Where is George?” The colorful 10 x 10 cardstock pages will hold up to years of enthusiastic exploration!For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more.

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  • Jane Goodall - Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights and campaigns for environmental issues around the world. ​This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist’s life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

  • Curious George Makes Pancakes - Every year George and the man with the yellow hat attend the pancake breakfast to benefit the children’s hospital. Always curious, George finds his way to the pancake table. After making some of the most interesting pancakes the crowd has ever seen George gets into even more monkey mischief.

  • Treasury of Curious George - “He was a good little monkey and always very curious.” This is how H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941. In this hefty 192-page hardcover treasury, Curious George fans will find eight stories based on the popular primate, painted in Rey’s original watercolor and charcoal style: Curious George Takes a Train (2002), Curious George Visits a Toy Store (2002), Curious George and the Dump Truck (1999), Curious George and the Birthday Surprise (2003), Curious George Goes Camping (1999), Curious George Goes to a Costume Party (2001), Curious George Visits the Library (2003), and Curious George in the Big City (2001). A wonderful collection for your own mischievous monkey.For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!

  • Curious George Learns the Alphabet - This book will prove invaluable for those who are getting ready to read as well as highly entertaining for their older brothers and sisters.

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Curious George Flies a Kite
Written by Margret Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

George’s adventures with bunnies, fishing poles, and a powerful kite are told in a simplified text suitable for first-graders to read themselves. “Sure-fire stuff.” – School Library Journal, starred review

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Shifting Shadows
Written by Erin Hunter
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 10-13

Heed the call of the wild…discover the fourth book in this action-packed, New York Times bestselling animal fantasy series from the author of Warriors!★ “Deep characters, a complex plot, rich mythology, and a stunning setting. Wild and wonderful.” –Kirkus on Bravelands #1: Broken PrideSet in the African savannah and told from three different animals’ points of view, Bravelands will thrill readers who love Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire, as well as the fans who’ve made Erin Hunter a #1 nationally bestselling phenomenon.A false leader has been destroyed–but Bravelands is still in grave danger. Stinger’s death should have brought peace to the land; but no Great Parent has stepped forward, and now the fate of Bravelands hangs in the balance. With a mysterious threat lurking in their midst, all members of the Great Herd must find the strength to walk the right path or risk the end of Bravelands forever.

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Mr Big
Written & illustrated by Ed Vere
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

Mr Big is strong, Mr Big is tough, Mr Big is . . . well . . . BIG! He has just one small problem - because of the way he looks he just can’t get people to stick around. How can he show them that although he may look a little scary, he is just a great big softy inside? With his trademark bold color and masterful graphic simplicity, Ed Vere sensitively and humorously tackles the universal and current subject of inclusion, reminding the reader that to get to know someone you need to look beyond their exterior. This is the third picture book from an exciting new talent, whose previous titles The Getaway and Banana have received great critical acclaim.

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Who Is Jane Goodall?
Written by Roberta Edwards and Who HQ & illustrated by John O'Brien
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age twenty-six, off she went to Africa! Goodall’s up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about them and paved the way for many female scientists who came after her. Now her story comes to life in this biography with black-and-white illustrations throughout.

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It's Ramadan, Curious George
Written by Hena Khan
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

It’s the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family. George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal. Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat. Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan. This playful tabbed board book, with a foil-stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George–those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time!

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  • Broken Pride - Heed the call of the wild with this brand-new, action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors. Enter the Bravelands…and discover the Erin Hunter series you’ve been waiting for.A lion cast out from his pride.An elephant who can read the bones of the dead.A baboon rebelling against his destiny.For generations, the animals of the African plains have followed a single rule: only kill to survive. But when an unthinkable act of betrayal shatters the peace, the fragile balance between predators and prey will rest in the paws of three unlikely heroes.Set in an epic new world and told from three different animals’ points of view, Bravelands will thrill readers who love Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire, as well as the legion of dedicated fans who’ve made Erin Hunter a bestselling phenomenon.

  • Curious George Storybook Collection (Cgtv) - Curious young readers will learn right along with George as he explores science, math, and technology concepts in eight full-length educational stories–The Donut Delivery, Snowy Day, The Surprise Gift, The Boat Show, Builds a Home, Lost and Found, Plays Mini Golf, and Tadpole Trouble. Each story is also paired with corresponding craft and exploration activities that will appeal to every child’s sense of curiosity! Includes more than 100 stickers!

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Curious George Goes to the Beach
Written by Margret Rey & illustrated by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

“Curious George at the Beach” is a sunny summer story based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. Once shore-side, Curious George plays ball, pretends to be a lifeguard, and discovers some very hungry seagulls! Can George help his friend Betsy overcome her fear of the ocean while saving the day? We all know the answer. Surf’s up!For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!

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Curious George Stories to Share
Written by Margret Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Eight exciting stories about Curious George in a jam-packed treasury. A new paper-over-board treasury of Curious George adventures! Sales of the individual books exceed 1.8 million copies! This value-priced offering includes $32.00 worth of books for $10.99. Enjoy these popular titles: Curious George and the Firefighters, Curious George at the Aquarium, Curious George’s Dinosaur Discovery, Curious George at the Baseball Game, Curious George at the Parade, Curious George’s First Day of School, Curious George and the Pizza Party, and Curious George Plants a Tree.

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Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
Written by Katherine Applegate & illustrated by Mr. G. Brian Karas
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla. Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact. This is his true story and includes photographs of Ivan in the back matter.

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Curious George's First Day of School
Written by Margret Rey and H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7
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The Genie's Curse
Written & illustrated by Tom Percival
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Meet Jack and his talking chicken Betsy, Red, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and a host of other Little Legends as they have fantastic new adventures! Get to know your favorite fairytale characters like never before in this magical new book series. For Rapunzel, being a princess has been nothing but fun. But everything goes wrong when she breaks a magical urn and blames it on her new friend, Ella. It turns out that the urn was home to a very cross (and now very homeless) genie, who casts a spell making everyone blame Rapunzel for everything that goes wrong in Tale Town! With the help of her friends and a mysterious green monkey called Alphege, can Rapunzel lift the curse and make things right?

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  • Railway Jack: The True Story of an Amazing Baboon - Jim was a South African railway inspector in the late 1800s who lost his legs in an accident while at work. Unable to perform all his tasks with his disability but desperate to keep his job, Jim discovered a brilliant solution, a baboon named Jack. Jim trained Jack to help him both at home and at the depot. But when the railway authorities and the public discovered a monkey on the job, Jack and Jim had to work together to convince everyone that they made a great team. This inspiring true story celebrates the history of service animals and a devoted friendship.

  • Blood and Bone - Heed the call of the wild…discover the third book in this action-packed, New York Times bestselling animal fantasy series from the author of Warriors!★ “Deep characters, a complex plot, rich mythology, and a stunning setting. Wild and wonderful.” –Kirkus on Bravelands #1: Broken PrideSet in the African savannah and told from three different animals’ points of view, Bravelands will thrill readers who love Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire, as well as the fans who’ve made Erin Hunter a #1 nationally bestselling phenomenon.An elephant entrusted with a powerful gift.A lion treading a dangerous path.A baboon trapped by the truth.A great evil has risen. A murderer now leads the animals of the plains. As the elephant Sky leads her herd in a desperate search for Bravelands’ rightful leader, the baboon Thorn is forced to flee his old troop, and the lion Fearless, once their friend, is led astray by a tyrant.The balance of Bravelands is about to shatter–unless predator, prey, and scavenger unite as one.

  • Gorilla Dawn - “It is time, Imara. Imara left the shadows and stepped into the pool of moonlight, listening to the demon as he paced inside her mind. It is time, Imara. The men are waiting for you. They are waiting for your power to protect them. She knelt down and poured the contents of her water bottle into the ashes of last night’s fire, stirring with her fingers, working the mixture into a gritty paste. All around her, the forest was dark and still, wrapped in silence. Nothing moved. High above in the canopy, a pale mist clung to the leaves. Thin tendrils of vapor hung in the air, as if the trees were holding their breath, waiting for the dawn. The Black Mamba and his men were folded into the deep moon-shadows. Only the cold light catching the metal of their rifles told they were not of this place. Come on, Imara, hissed the demon. They’re watching you. Imara’s hands hovered over the ash paste and trembled. Stupid girl. Don’t show your fear. You know what they’ll do if they see your fear. Imara breathed in deeply, filling her lungs with the cool night air. She tried to block her mind from the purpose of her task. She hummed softly, trying to ignore the demon and scooped the ash paste into her hand. Hurry, Imara. They want to see their spirit child.”

  • The Lost Gold - These are no ordinary princesses–they’re Rescue Princesses! Princess Isabella loves her rain forest kingdom and its amazing creatures. She must spring into action when treasure hunters start digging up the forest and scaring all the animals.

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The Opposite Zoo
Written & illustrated by Il Sung Na
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

From the creator of A Book of Sleep and A Book of Babies comes a beautiful new book of animals—and opposites!

The sky is dark and the Opposite Zoo is CLOSED. But the monkey’s cage is OPEN! Time to explore. . .

Follow the monkey as he visits all the animals in the zoo: fast and slow, big and small, noisy and quiet, soft and prickly! Filled with energetic illustrations, friendly animals, and a simple text, The Opposite Zoo is a fun and lively introduction to animals and opposites.

Praise for Il Sung Na:

“Il Sung Na’s illustrative art is so joyous, so jubilantly colorful, it feels celebratory and poetic even when the story is simple and spare.” —The Boston Globe (A Book of Babies)

“[A] grand read-aloud.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred (Welcome Home, Bear)

“It’s the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already; Na’s belongs to this group.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred (A Book of Sleep)

“Vibrant [and] whimsical.” —School Library Journal, Starred (Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit)

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Mystery at the Washington Monument
Written by Ron Roy & illustrated by Timothy Bush
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 6-9

From popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for the election season! In the eighth book of the Capital Mysteries–an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.–it’s summertime, and KC and Marshall are camping out on the White House lawn. But late at night, they spot mysterious lights flickering at the top of the Washington Monument. When they go to check it out, they find something even stranger - peanut shells, a broken stone, and a monkey. One thing is sure, this is KC and Marshall’s weirdest mystery yet! Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!

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Bunny vs. Monkey: Book Two
Written by Jamie Smart
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Return to the forest with Bunny, Monkey, and the rest of the crazy crew in Book Two of the series called graphic novel gold by SLJ and milk-snortingly funny by Shelf Awareness!Welcome back to the woods! It’s a peaceful home, really, but wait . . . ZAP! ZAAP!! ZAAAPPPPP!!!!It’s Monkey in a hovercraft that fires lasers! And is that a kitten cannon and a Hamster Mobile too?Join Bunny, Monkey, Skunky, Pig, and all the rest of the lovable and crazy characters from the first book, as science and nature fight again. There’s all the same irreverent humor, bold and appealing art, and non-stop action, but this time with robotic worms, Trojan mooses, and lemony doomsday devices, of course.It’s the continuing battle between good and evil . . . It’s . . . Bunny vs. Monkey: Book Two!

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Thea Stilton and the Prince's Emerald
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Geronimo’s sister Thea Stilton narrates this tale packed with action, mystery, and friendship!When the Thea Sisters’ friend Ashvin is in trouble, they rush to his aid . . . in India! Ashvin has been bringing the monkeys that live in the big city back to their natural jungle environment. But the monkeys have suddenly started stealing jewels! Someone must be behind this terrible theft. Can the Thea Sisters solve the mystery?

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Bunny vs. Monkey
Written & illustrated by Jamie Smart
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

A classic tale of good versus evil in a zany, over-the-top comic that will have readers of all ages laughing out loud!A team of scientists has sent a monkey into space! And good thing, too, because he’s a mean, selfish, noisy, bullying little fur-bag. But… all does not go well with the flight, and Monkey’s spaceship barely clears the first hilltop before crash-landing in a peaceful forest. Monkey decides this is a new world and claims it for his own. And his first decree is that all other animals should be banished! What follows is a series of hilarious, off-the-wall interactions between Monkey and the other forest animals.

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  • Bunny vs. Monkey: Book Three - Return to the forest with Bunny, Monkey, and the rest of the crazy crew in Book Three of the series called graphic novel gold by SLJ and milk-snortingly funny by Shelf Awareness!It’s quiet in the woods today. Isn’t it lovely? Really quiet. Really, very–WHAMMMM! KER-THWUMP!What’s that?! It’s Bunny and Monkey fighting with all sorts of crazy inventions…The Vacuphant!The Stench!A carrot!But wait! Something else has just arrived in the woods–something new. Something called Hew-Mans…It’s Bunny vs. Monkey: Book Three!

  • Good Night, Gorilla - A must-have board book for all babies. Good night, Gorilla. Good night, Elephant. It’s bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who’s that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? Good night, Giraffe. Good night, Hyena. Sneak along behind the zookeeper’s back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.

  • Curious George's Are You Curious? - Do you ever feel like George? Are you curious? Are you mischievous? Curious kids can read alon with their parents to see if they behave like the monkey best known for getting in and out of mischief.

  • Curious George Gets a Medal - After repeatedly disastrous efforts to get himself out of trouble, George ends up being the first monkey in space. “Children will welcome with great delight this fourth book about the engaging little monkey.” – Horn Book

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Code of Honor
Written by Erin Hunter
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 10-13

Heed the call of the wild…discover the second book in this action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 bestselling author of Warriors!★ “Deep characters, a complex plot, rich mythology, and a stunning setting. Wild and wonderful.” –Kirkus ReviewsSet in the African savannah and told from three different animals’ points of view, Bravelands will thrill readers who love Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire, as well as the legion of dedicated fans who’ve made Erin Hunter a bestselling phenomenon.A baboon who has uncovered an act of treachery.An elephant uncertain of her fate.A lion poised to strike.The code of the wild has been broken. The elephant leader known as Great Mother has been murdered. And Bravelands is on the edge of chaos. Now a young baboon, elephant, and lion must come together to discover the truth–before the fragile balance of Bravelands is destroyed forever.

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Curious George Goes to the Hospital
Written by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Readers learn all about the hospital as George goes in for an operation to remove a puzzle piece he has eaten. “While beginning readers are convinced that they are enjoying themselves with George, their supervising adults are equally sure that they are learning something. Both are absolutely right.” – Kirkus Reviews

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Curious George's ABCs
Written by H. A. Rey
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3
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Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Like the parent Beginner Books, Bright & Early Books feature the same affordable hardcover format, imaginative stories, and colorful pictures. Geared for a younger audience, these books use simple words, repetition, and pictures that act as clues to the text. Contributors include Dr. Seuss (“Mr. Brown Can Moo!” “Can You?, “ “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!, “ “The Foot Book”), Stan and Jan Berenstain (“Inside, Outside, Upside Down; Bears on Wheels”), Al Perkins (“Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb”) and Michael Frit (“I’ll Teach My Dog 100 Words”). Preschool - Grade 1.

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Where Is Curious George?: A Look and Find Book
Written by H. A. Rey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Join Curious George as he snoops around a wide variety of houses and homes. Twelve full-to-bursting spreads represent home interiors from lighthouses to castles. Jaunty rhymes introduce each inviting scene and list the objects readers can find: “Find the candle, find the sword, / Knight’s strong shield, orange gourd. / Ruby in the golden crown. / Look for monkey, up and down. / Where is George?” The colorful 10” x 10” cardstock pages will hold up to years of enthusiastic exploration! For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more.

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