Count the Monkeys

Count the Monkeys

Book - 2013 | 1st ed
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The reader is invited to count the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages.
Publisher: New York : Disney Hyperion Books, ©2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423160656
1423160657
9780545641487
0545641489
Branch Call Number: PB
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Cornell, Kevin - Illustrator

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cmlibrary_ecrites Oct 24, 2017

This is a really fun read-aloud that is perfect for involving young listeners.

GCPL_EarlyLit Oct 02, 2017

Funny read-aloud story with colorful illustrations. Kids will howl and adults will laugh, too as the narrator tries to count monkeys with some very unexpected results.

CRRL_CraigGraziano Jun 25, 2015

The best aspect of Barnett's book is the interactive instructions, such as when he asks for a vote of whether the plural of mongoose is "mongooses" or "mongeese." He also instructs listeners to scare off grizzly bears by banging pots and pans and shouting "Roar!" Almost every page gives you something to do, whether it's covering your eyes or giving high fives. All of this makes Count the Monkeys the rare sort of book that seamlessly combines reading and playing into one grand activity.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/count_the_monkeys_barnett

Great read-aloud for groups. A hit with kindergarteners!

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ehm_chen
Mar 05, 2014

A ton of fun, interactive and with great illustrations. First saw this at a Storytime session — 30 three-to-five-yr-olds all loved it and followed the book's instructions. Lots of humour for the parents too. Highly recommended for kiddos who are learning their numbers and who can partake in the activities ("Cover your eyes", "Say 'Scram!'", etc).

snicholson76 Jul 03, 2013

This is a really fun & interactive picture book! As you turn the pages, you can't "count the monkeys" because something else has come along to chase the monkeys off. Readers are asked to do various things to chase off the things that have chased off the monkeys! It's fun!

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Feb 04, 2015

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Mar 08, 2014

libraryeee thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 7

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