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Monkey Business

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A side-splitting, chaotic story about schemes, dreams, and monkeying around

For Felix and Flo, animals are the number one top priority in life. And although Felix loves his pets (a lazy dog, an angry cat, and a noisy hamster), what he really wants is the chance to look after an animal which is exotic and different—like an elephant, or a monkey, for instance. So when he find
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published April 1st 2014 by Pan Macmillan (first published January 1st 2011)
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Becky
Jan 28, 2012 rated it it was ok
This is another book that I had to read for this year's book day at work, I;m about half way through the list now.
Felix is obsessed with animals and so is his best friend Flo. He is always being told off for taking in all sorts of insects and small animals in to the house, but he now wants to think bigger and the pair come up with a crazy idea to get an exotic pet.
As the Synopsis shows, there are a lot of words in capitals. This happens all through the book and I found it really irritating. Now,
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Faye
Oct 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favourite Anna Wilson books. This is about a little boy called Felix, who is very animal-obsessed, and so is his friend, Flora, but he calls her Flo for short. Felix is fed up of having normal boring pets: Colin the cat, and Dyson the dog, and his hamster, and his fish, Jonah, although he got flushed down the toilet by his big brother, Merv. Anyway, Flo and Felix decide that they should adopt an elephant. Will the plan work? Or will Mum find out and go absolutely nuts (which is ...more
Laura
Apr 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
do not be put off by the stupid 'monkey' on the front (it's an orangutan) this book is hilarious! it is laugh out loud funny and was a highly enjoyable read. (and I read this as a teenager) for monkey fans though, you may be slightly disappointed. the only time monkeys come into play is when the people visit the safari park at the end. (This is a particularly funny part though :D)
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Anna Wilson lives in Bradford on Avon with her husband, two children, two cats, some chickens, some ducks, a tortoise and a dog. She is the author of The Puppy Plan, Pup Idol, Puppy Power, Puppy Party, The Kitten Hunt, Kitten Wars,Kitten Catastrophe, Monkey Business, Monkey Madness, I'm a Chicken, Get Me Out of Here!, the Pooch Parlour series, The Great Kitten Cake Off and The Mortifying Life of S ...more