Illustrated by: Brian Selznick
Published by: Scholastic Press
Released on: February 27, 2018
Ages: 4 & up
Purchase from: Scholastic | Amazon | B&N
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Rating: 4 Owlets
A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for my honest review
Bookmaking maverick Brian Selznick and children's book debut author David Serlin create a dazzling new form with all the hallmarks of a Selznick classic, this time for a younger audience!
Who is Baby Monkey?
He is a baby.
He is a monkey.
He has a job.
He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye!
Baby Monkey can help…
if he can put on his pants!
Baby Monkey's adventures come to life in an exciting blend of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel. With pithy text and over 120 black and white drawings accented with red, it is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers.
Hooray for Baby Monkey!
A fantastic beginning reader. Selznick and Serlin have created a truly fun read with Baby Monkey. Baby Monkey will entertain readers of all ages, as he solves each case. With it's laugh out loud humor, easy to follow along storyline, and easy to read words, this is a chapter book worth picking up! This book makes reading fun. It easily engages readers, and is perfect for new readers, as well as long time readers alike.
Baby Monkey, Private Eye is the perfect blend of early readers, graphic novels and picture books all mixed together. I would have loved to have this book when I was teaching my kids to read. There needs to be more books with this blended format! This book is great for classrooms, and personal libraries.