Why Monkeys Swing in the Trees by


Why Monkeys Swing in the Trees by

You see there was a time when Monkeys didn't swing in the trees. They used to stay on the ground and play ...And they loved to wind Crocodile up! Join the mischievous Monkeys for a gloriously colourful adventure through Tinga Tinga, and find out what happens when Crocodile gets cross and goes snap!


We're sure British children are going to come to love these African stories, inspired by rich indigenous artwork Michael Carrington, Head of CBeebies

About the Author

Tinga Tinga Tales is a brand-new animation from Tiger Aspect, makers of the hit children's animation Charlie and Lola. Tiger Aspect Productions are one of the UK's most successful BAFTA-award-winning television producers. Tinga Tinga Tales is inspired by traditional animal stories and the Tingatinga artwork of Tanzania and is animated in Nairobi, Kenya.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

2nd September 2010



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