Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty
  

Monkey Nut

Written by Simon Rickerty
Illustrated by

3+ readers   All Shortlists and Winners   3+ readers   UKLA Book Awards   

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Winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 for the funniest book for children aged six and under. Bold images brilliantly convey this witty story about how much trouble one monkey nut can cause! One nut; two friends. The friends find a monkey nut can be a bench, a drum or a boat – in fact, there seems no end to the things a monkey nut can do. But, who will get to play with it? When the friends fight it looks as if they’ll both lose the nut. Luckily, there is a simple solution...

Simon Rickerty said his win was a big surprise. “It won’t sink in until tomorrow,” he told The Bookseller. “You want to win but when they call your name out it’s still a shock.”

Synopsis

Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty

Is it a hat? Or a boat? Or a drum? Whatever it is, everyone wants it - and they DON'T want to share! One little monkey nut causes big trouble in this bright, funny and original book.

About the Author

Simon Rickerty

Simon Rickerty studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London, where he won two awards and graduated with a Masters in Communication Art and Design. He won his first award at the tender age of four (the Bedfordshire under-fives Children’s Book Drawing
Competition!).

His picture book Monkey Nut won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013.

Simon lives in Bedfordshire.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Simon Rickerty
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Author's Website

www.simonrickerty.com/

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

31st January 2013

ISBN

9780857075758

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