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Monkey Suit : An A to Z of What You Can Be (Hardcover) (Mark Gonyea)

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A playful board book starring a little monkey who presents the letters A to Z and offers 26 quirky answers to the question "What do you want to be?" Fans of Mark Gonyea's recent board bookCounting on Letters will recognize his bold graphics and bright, saturated colors, which create a high-contrast illustrations that keep kids' attention focused and are ideal for learning letters.Monkey Suit: An ABC of What You Can Beis a lively look at the alphabet for learners who've grasped the basic shapes of the letters and are ready to explore words. Author-illustrator Mark Gonyea presents a little monkey who "tries on" a silly selection of roles that a child might dream of playing (elephant, ninja, optometrist--wait, what?) while the word and the letter it begins with are featured next to the illustration. With no discernable gender, the monkey is a perfect stand-in for any kid, and encourages young readers to imagine themselves in any of these roles.Praise for Mark Gonyea's Counting on Letters:"A smart and superbly executed combination of concepts."-Publishers Weekly Starred Review"The book works for letter recognition and counting, but it's also fun to read aloud and introduces lots of potential for dramatic play."-News and Observer
A playful board book starring a little monkey who presents the letters A to Z and offers 26 quirky answers to the question "What do you want to be?" Fans of Mark Gonyea's recent board bookCounting on Letters will recognize his bold graphics and bright, saturated colors, which create a high-contrast illustrations that keep kids' attention focused and are ideal for learning letters.

Monkey Suit: An ABC of What You Can Be is a lively look at the alphabet for learners who've grasped the basic shapes of the letters and are ready to explore words. Author-illustrator Mark Gonyea presents a little monkey who "tries on" a silly selection of roles that a child might dream of playing (elephant, ninja, optometrist--wait, what?) while the word and the letter it begins with are featured next to the illustration. With no discernable gender, the monkey is a perfect stand-in for any kid, and encourages young readers to imagine themselves in any of these roles.


Praise for Mark Gonyea's Counting on Letters:

"A smart and superbly executed combination of concepts."
-Publishers Weekly Starred Review

"The book works for letter recognition and counting, but it's also fun to read aloud and introduces lots of potential for dramatic play."
-News and Observer
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Mark Gonyea
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 21512896
UPC: 9781576877722
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-1262
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