Tag Archives: Apes & Monkeys

Curious George’s First Day of School

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description It’s the first day of school and George has been invited to Mr. Apple’s class to be a special helper! George is just the right monkey for the job—that is, until he starts to make his usual mischief. A mixture of red and […]

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

P.B. Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lee Davis Publisher: Product Description P.B. Bear is counting the days until Christmas! Young children will love celebrating Christmas with P.B. Bear and his friends. They can: guess what’s inside the box from Grandma, watch as P.B. and his friends make snowballs into a snowman, count the stars on Christmas Eve, […]

Curious George Goes to the Beach

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description One hot summer day, George and the man with the yellow hat go to the beach. What fun George has at the beach! What fun he has feeding the seagulls! It’s fun, that is, until they fly away with something […]

Curious George and the Firefighters

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to […]

Arthur’s Christmas Cookies (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lillian Hoban Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmastime! Arthur decides to make Mother and Father special Christmas cookies as a present. But when the cookies are finally finished, they are hard as rocks! Can Arthur think of a way to turn this disaster into the best Christmas present ever?

Curious George Goes Camping

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Margret Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighboring camper, he is chased into the woods and gets lost. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George into […]

Curious George and the Dump Truck

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look. He wants to see how it works. Before long he finds that one little lever can mean great big trouble! But George quickly puts his monkey ingenuity to work and finds […]

Curious George Christmas Countdown Tabbed BB

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co Amazon.com Review Product Description Using the format of two previous successful tabbed board books–TV Curious George Good Night Book and classic Happy Halloween, Curious George—Curious George Christmas Countdown has seven tabbed spreads, each with a fun and simple stand-alone poem accompanied by adorable holday scenes inspired by […]

Summer of the Monkeys

Rating: (113 reviews) Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Yearling Product Description The last thing a fourteen-year-old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee’s grandpa had an explanation, of course–as he did for most things. The monkeys had escaped from a traveling circus, and there […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

Good Night, Gorilla

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: Peggy Rathmann Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com “Good night, Gorilla,” says the weary watchman as he walks by the gorilla cage on his nightly rounds at the zoo. The gorilla answers by quietly pickpocketing the guard’s keys, stealthily trailing him, and unlocking the cages of every animal the oblivious fellow bids goodnight […]

Curious George Four Board Book Set

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey, H.A. Rey, Margret Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Curious George, the beguiling little monkey, is one of the most beloved of all children’s book characters. Now this collection of four board books featuring Curious George is available in a sturdy, reusable, carry-along box. Brightly colored and suitably scaled […]

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Board Book)

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description As soon as they say good night to Mama, the five little monkeys start to jump on their bed. But trouble lies ahead as, one by one, they fall off and hurt themselves.

Merry Christmas, Curious George! (Curious George)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey, Cathy Hapka Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Its Christmastime! And irrepressible, excitable Curious George has just the spirit for it. He cant wait to help his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat, pick out their holiday tree. At the tree farm, however, amid all the […]

Good Morning, Gorillas (Magic Tree House #26)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description The Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie off to the mountains of Africa. There they run into a huge mountain gorilla! At first they don’t know whether they should shake hands or turn tail. But the ominous-looking creature […]

The Complete Adventures of Curious George

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com Sixty years have passed since a curious little chimp in Africa met the man with the big yellow hat and got into the first of many scrapes. Decades later, George is as curious–and naughty–as ever. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Curious George’s debut, […]

Curious George The Donut Delivery (Curious George)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description Curious George adds a few extra zeroes to his donut order and doesn’t realize just how big his delivery problem is going to become. This paperback picture book explores the concepts of zero and counting by tens.

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: Al Perkins Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers.   From the Hardcover edition.


Rating: (55 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Amazon.co.uk How can it be that a book with only one word–hug–repeated throughout, can be so good? The proof is in the pudding (or the wilds of Africa) in Jez Alborough’s picture book Hug, a delightful mini odyssey of a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and […]

Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight in following the peddlers efforts to […]