Not Me, Said the Monkey by Colin West


Not Me, Said the Monkey by Colin West

Who keeps dropping banana skins and throwing coconuts and causing all sorts of mischief in the jungle? Not me, says the monkey. But everyone knows he's to blame - and when he tickles the elephant, the cheeky chimp gets a big surprise. This lively, repetitive text builds up to a very satisfying twist in the tale, which is guaranteed to tickle even the most reluctant reader. Great fun to read aloud, this funny jungle story is perfect for younger readers developing their confidence.

About the Author

Colin published his first collections of nonsense verse in 1975, shortly after graduating from The Royal College of Art, and since then has written over 60 children's books. His talent for off-message, anarchic laughter has brought him many fans, including America's Children's Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt, who calls him a master of the art of humorous poetry for children. Colin lives in Battle, East Sussex. Visit his website at

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st August 2015



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