Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

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Baby Monkey, private eye, will investigate stolen jewels, missing pizzas, and other mysteries -- if he can manage to figure out how to put his pants on. Blending elements of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel, this book is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers. Look for clues in Baby Monkey's office that changes decor with each new mystery. 
Publisher: New York :, Scholastic Press,, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781338180619
Characteristics: 191 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Serlin, David - Author


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Jun 26, 2018

My preschooler caught on to the pattern of this story and it helped him feel like a confident reader when retelling the tale (mostly through context clues the pictures provided). The pictures are adorable and I love that it's such a big book for a beginning reader--it builds confidence and willingness to try other bigger books. Highly recommended!

May 10, 2018

An excellent first chapter book for a beginning reader, and also older reluctant readers! Brian Selznick's signature pencil drawn illustrations from Hugo Cabret paired with simple text bring this hilarious new story to life. Highly recommended!

multcolib_karene Apr 01, 2018

What could be better than a baby monkey trying to put on pants and solving crimes?! And make sure to check out the key in the back.

ArapahoeMarla Mar 31, 2018

Brian Selznick of "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" fame has created a book for the younger reader, who won't believe they just read a chapter book. Use the key in the back to become your own private eye.

LibrarianK13 Mar 16, 2018

Wonderful illustrations!

MsCourtney Mar 13, 2018

It's so difficult to find an easy reader with a good story line, easy vocabulary and adequate illustrations. This book combines all of those elements and adds humor. It will be a great read for those just learning as well as a fun one to share with preschoolers.

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