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Mar 07, 2013
| ISBN 9781101628591
| 3-5 years
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Mar 07, 2013 | ISBN 9781101628591 | 3-5 years
Monkey Ono is not exactly a real monkey, but he really, really wants to go to the beach! So when Beach Day arrives, and the children who own him forget the bag he’s in, Monkey Ono does not take this lying down, like most stuffed animals would. Oh no, he’s got a plan. In fact he’s got many, many plans. From riding the family dog to ricocheting through the sky to diving down the water pipes. All end with hilarious results, but not exactly according to plan. Will Monkey Ono ever get to the beach?? Only if the beach comes to him…J.C. Phillipps’s spirited text and stunning illustrations, done in colorful cut paper collage, deliver a humorous story with a great message—try and try again!
J.C. Phillipps is a picture book creator and longtime graphic novel reader as well as the owner of a somewhat extensive (though mostly accidental) unicorn collection. Like Pacey, she is occasionally snarky. Unlike Pacey, she hasn’t met a real unicorn—yet…. More about J.C. Phillipps
Praise for Monkey Ono by J.C. Phillipps: “…will herald calls for repeat readings.” —Booklist“Everyone loves a beach day, and they’ll love Monkey Ono too.” —Kirkus“It’s hard to pick a favorite scheme…” —Publishers Weekly
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