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Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow

The day before school starts, Mama takes her five little monkeys shopping for clothes. “Stay right here,” she says, “AND DON’T GO WANDERING OFF!” But one little monkey has to go to the bathroom . . . and two little monkeys get thirsty. . . . Then three little monkey friends arrive . . . and four little monkeys decide to go help find the others. . . . Will Mama ever have all five of her little monkeys together again?

In this latest romp with Eileen Christelow’s Five Little Monkeys, vibrant, expressive illustrations accompany a catchy text that’s great for reading aloud. Simple math lessons are seamlessly incorporated into the fun.

In addition to this installment of the Five Little Monkeys series Eileen Christelow has written numerous other versions including, Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed, Five Little Monkeys Bake a Cake, Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree, Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do, Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car, Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-and-Seek, Five Little Monkeys Reading in Bed and coming in October 2012 Five Little Monkeys Jump In The Bath. Most of the series can be found in picture book form as well as in a board book style as well. Eileen Christelow is also the author of a host of other picture books that can be found on her website.

Today’s picture book recommendation came courtesy of Debbie from Debbie’s World of Books. Thank you!

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5 Responses to The Year of the Picture Book – Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow

  1. I love this series …but then again I have 5 kids so can relate to it 🙂

    Happy Tuesday

  2. The Year of the Picture Book – Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping by Eileen Christelow:
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  3. Cute. Sounds like mama has her work cut out for her.

  4. Teresa says:

    We love the 5 little monkeys!

  5. Laurie says:

    What Teresa (above) wrote was my thought exactly when I saw this was your pick for today! We especially love the “bake a cake” and “wash the car” ones.

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