Absolutely lovely. I bought this book after Nana Troll. Really lovely story especially for the younger child. My 2 year old adores this story and now has a real affinty with monkeys. She insists this book is read to her at least once a day and hasn't tired of it yet, in fact she now recites it back ...

Apr 19, 2018


Today we had our first read of this book after Mike Molloy came into my childrens school. My 3year old loves it and can't wait to read it again tomorrow at bedtime. Definitely recommend buying, Great book....

Apr 20, 2018

James Anderson

Brilliant book i got after the nana troll for my friends 2 year old he loves the monkey in it and its colourful too...

Apr 19, 2018

Kevin F

My daughter loves this book, makes me read it to her every night! Beautiful illustrations too ?...

Apr 21, 2018

Eileen Saunders

Special Friendship.
Lovely story, beautifully illustrated, about the beginning of a special friendship. The story gives every assistance for easy reading together and for the independent early reader, Colourful and assorted font sizes help to guide the eye across the page....

Apr 19, 2018

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