Who is Baby Monkey? He is a baby. He is a monkey. He has a job. He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye! Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help! But can he put on his pants before the culprit gets away?
Selznick is a pioneer whose backlist achieves the rare combo of critical and commercial success.
A delightful read-aloud or read-alone sure to ignite young children to read independently.
Blends picture book, reader, and graphic novel into an exciting new format with 120 pictures.
With its striking originality, old-fashioned charm, humour, and irresistible hero it is poised to become a modern classic, with series potential.
Reviewed by Olivia at Angus & Robertson Bookworld:
Have you lost your precious jewels? Are you missing a pizza? Was your spaceship stolen? Never fear, Baby Monkey is here to help (provided he can put on his pants...)
Following up the amazing success of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Baby Monkey, Private Eye is the latest sensation from the incomparable Brian Selznick, who has teamed up with debut author David Serlin in order to bring this tale of a super-curious primate to life. This book is a little kid’s dream - it has an adorable story peppered with incredibly detailed illustrations that will captivate kids and adults everywhere. Trust me, Baby Monkey, Private Eye is a book that’s just begging to be read out loud - I suspect it might even make your littles ones excited for bedtime.