About the Book
With nothing to do, the five little monkeys make the household chores a fun--and messy--adventure in this sturdy board book edition.
When five little monkeys ask for something to do, cleaning the house for Grandma Bessie's visit isn't exactly what they had in mind. But leave it to those mischievous monkeys to find a way to make housework fun . . . and messy! Features Eileen Christelow's irresistible monkey art in a sturdy board book edition perfect for repeat readings.
This is pure silliness-just the kind kids like. . . . The monkeys are suitably active, and their mess-making skills, as demonstrated in the watercolor art, are impressive, with clothes scattered everywhere and dirty water overflowing the tub. . . . Plenty of fun. Booklist, ALA
A lively readaloud. The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
When five bored little monkeys complain of nothing to do, their mother gladly enlists their help in getting ready for Grandma's visit. In a great scurry, they clean their room, scrub the bathroom, beat the rug, and pick berries for dessert. Unfortunately, when they turn to readying themselves, they undo all their good work and mess and muddy the entire house. Wordless pictures show them cleaning again. . . . This book can be enjoyed one-on-one or at story hour, and all who read it will gain more appreciation for whoever does the cleaning at home. School Library Journal
About the Author
Eileen Christelow has created numerous fun and funny picture books, including the Five Little Monkeys series, What Do Authors and Illustrators Do?, and Letters from aDesperate Dog. She and her husband, Ahren, live in Vermont. For more information, visit www.christelow.com and www.fivelittlemonkeys.com.