Monkey Red, Monkey Blue by Nicki Greenberg
  

Monkey Red, Monkey Blue

Written by Nicki Greenberg

Baby and Toddler   Debuts of the Month   3+ readers   
Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Jolly chaos follows Monkey Red and Monkey Blue, the two bad monkeys who run amuck after bedtime. Together they create a riotous midnight feast; fruit salad, pancakes, popcorn - there’s food everywhere and it flies across the page in a glorious mess. And, somewhere in it all, hides their friend the chameleon. A simple rhyming text and lots to look at make this a book to savour.

Notable Book, 2011 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Early Childhood

Synopsis

Monkey Red, Monkey Blue by Nicki Greenberg

Monkey Red and Monkey Blue are a cheeky pair who clearly know how to have fun with a feast. And Chameleon does his best to blend into the background. Everybody has gone to bed...but not Monkey Blue, and not Monkey Red! Their mischievous friend Chameleon has a better idea: a GREAT BIG MESSY DELICIOUS Midnight Feast! Chameleon may be tricky to spot, but will he get caught in the end?

Alive with colour and movement, this is a celebration of food. Blazing with colour, joy and spaghetti, making a mess has never been so much fun. From the creator of the graphic novel adaptations of Hamlet and The Great Gatsby.

Reviews

'Toddlers will love this story for its cheekiness, bright colours and the sound effects it will make their parents do.' Kids Book Review.com

'The images, combining illustrations with photographs of real food in a digital collage, are full of detailed chaos, which are a real feast for the eye.' Aussiereviews.com

About the Author

Nicki Greenberg has had a lifelong fascination with strange creatures, especially the ones with goggly eyes. Like the octopus, Nicki is adept at camouflage. She can often be found disguised as a lawyer, but on her days off she writes and illustrates comics. Favourite subjects include zombies, New York City, pirates, gentle monsters and, of course, squids. Researching cephalopods has not put Nicki off her favourite dish: crispy fried salt-and-pepper squid.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Nicki Greenberg
More books by Nicki Greenberg

Author's Website

http://www.nickigreenberg.c...

Publisher

Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st January 2012

ISBN

9781742374437

Categories


I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

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

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****