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Grumpy Monkey Freshly Squeezed

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Great illustrations in funny story of animals' morning walk.

Angry primate face with colorful bird sitting on its head

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The graphic novel format is a perfect fit for the antics of Jim Panzee and his jungle friends, showcasing the great facial expressions and story details that are so much fun for early readers. Grumpy Monkey Freshly Squeezed is an engaging, giggle-inducing story of friendships, flexibility, empathy, and patience, paired with bright illustrations that have a remarkable way of conveying emotion with a raised eyebrow or slumped shoulder. The themes of the story are great for discussion, helping readers understand the times that they or others need alone time.

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