Mungo Monkey Goes on a Train by Lydia Monks
  

Mungo Monkey Goes on a Train

Written by Lydia Monks
Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Part of the Mungo Monkey Series

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March 15 Book of the Month It’s great to see Mungo Monkey having a new adventure, and this time he and his little sister Mimi are going on a train with their grandparents – how exciting! Pre-school children will love following Mungo’s day out as the train chugs through the jungle, into a tunnel and up a hill. There’s lots to look at on every page, and flaps for inquisitive little fingers to lift hide more surprises. Lydia Monks (or Monksey as she styles herself here!) creates bright scenes, busy but clear, that are lovely to look at and hugely appealing for little children. Mungo is the perfect companion for days out or at home. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Mungo Monkey Goes on a Train by Lydia Monks

Mungo Monkey is very excited to be going on a train trip with his grandparents and little sister, Mimi. Where will they go? What will they see? Join in the fun by lifting the flaps and help Mungo discover an exciting surprise at the end of his travels.

Jump on board with Mungo Monkey as he goes on a train in his third lift-the-flap adventure, by Julia Donaldson's award-winning illustrator, Lydia Monks, whose previous titles include What the Ladybird Heard and the Princess and the Wizard.

About the Author

Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Lydia illustrates several bestselling series including the What the Ladybird Heard adventures and Princess Mirror-Belle, written by Julia Donaldson. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Award, the Stockport Children’s Book Award and multiple nominations for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She is also the author and illustrator of the preschool picture book series Twit Twoo School. Lydia lives in Sheffield.

Things you didn't know about Lydia Monks:

1. She has ginger hair.
2. She goes to tango classes.
3. She has a sister called Julie who also illustrates children’s books.
4. She doesn’t have any pets but would like some.
5. She always talks to cats in the street.
6. She listens to the radio all day while she works.
7. She has won medals and trophies for Irish dancing.
8. She used to have an old, green car that was born in the 1970s, which people used to laugh at.
9. She uses teeny, weeny brushes to work with.
10. She has a husband who is also an illustrator.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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Book Info

Format

Novelty book
14 pages

Author

Lydia Monks
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Author's Website

lydiamonks.com/#/home

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9781405269100

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