Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

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Baby Monkey, private eye, will investigate stolen jewels, missing pizzas, and other mysteries--if he can manage to figure out how to put his pants on.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781338180619
Branch Call Number: FICTION Sel
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Serlin, David


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He's a baby. He's a monkey. He's a...detective?

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JCLEmmaF Sep 05, 2018

A chunky, beautiful books that will leave the littles feeling oh so satisfied with having read through it all. Baby Monkey, Private eye is charming, repetitive, and surprising, with ever wonderful illustrations. Good for new readers looking for a quirky new friend.

Jun 26, 2018

My preschooler caught on to the pattern of this story and it helped him feel like a confident reader when retelling the tale (mostly through context clues the pictures provided). The pictures are adorable and I love that it's such a big book for a beginning reader--it builds confidence and willingness to try other bigger books. Highly recommended!

May 10, 2018

An excellent first chapter book for a beginning reader, and also older reluctant readers! Brian Selznick's signature pencil drawn illustrations from Hugo Cabret paired with simple text bring this hilarious new story to life. Highly recommended!

multcolib_karene Apr 01, 2018

What could be better than a baby monkey trying to put on pants and solving crimes?! And make sure to check out the key in the back.

ArapahoeMarla Mar 31, 2018

Brian Selznick of "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" fame has created a book for the younger reader, who won't believe they just read a chapter book. Use the key in the back to become your own private eye.

LPL_MattL Mar 29, 2018

Baby Monkey is a private eye with a knack for finding lost things and a hunger for snacks! Perfect for very young readers just starting out and I also think it would hold a toddler's attention. The illustrations are adorable and engaging—I counted at least 24 drawings of Baby Monkey putting on pants, and I still wanted more. In addition, there are hidden Easter eggs in the office drawing in each chapter, that you can look for each time re-read it. This is one cute Baby Monkey!

LibrarianK13 Mar 16, 2018

Wonderful illustrations!

MsCourtney Mar 13, 2018

It's so difficult to find an easy reader with a good story line, easy vocabulary and adequate illustrations. This book combines all of those elements and adds humor. It will be a great read for those just learning as well as a fun one to share with preschoolers.


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