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Monkey Play

3.27 of 5 stars 3.27  ·  rating details  ·  41 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Monkey Plays is an energetic companion to Bear Hugs and Panda Kisses.

One by one, monkeys add to the jungle fun—swinging from palm trees, hiding in an Indian market, and playing from sundown to sun-up!

This playful Step 1 features a rhyming text with a bouncy rhythm and bright illustrations.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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Oh how much cuteness can you pack into one little early reader book! These monkeys are full of curiosity and mischief as many monkeys are. We have not yet read Bear Hugs or Panda Kisses, but we have read Alyssa’s many Biscuit stories and love them, so it is no surprise that Monkey Play is a big hit with this mama and preschool early reader. Fun rhymes and a great rhythm on every page make an adventure possible with these monkeys from the trees through the village and on into the Zoo. I’m certain ...more
Cute and accessible rhyming book for early readers. Nice picture support for some of the trickier words.
The illustrations in the book were well done. They made the monkeys look friendly with oversized faces. The activities they were shown doing were fun from dressing up in fancy shoes to dancing with other animal friends. There was no real lesson to the book but not all books need one!
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Alyssa Satin Capucilli was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1957. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, and pursued her interest in dance, becoming a professional dancer and dance instructor. Though Capucilli had written stories, poems, and even puppet shows as a child, she didn't consider a career as a writer until after her own two children were born. To this day she sees herself as both a da ...more
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