Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty
  

Monkey Nut

Written by Simon Rickerty
Illustrated by

3+ readers   All Shortlists and Winners   3+ readers   UKLA Book Awards   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Simon Rickerty
More books by Simon Rickerty

Author's Website

www.simonrickerty.com/

Publisher

Publication date

31st January 2013

ISBN

9780857075758

Categories


This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools