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Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Mad monkey learns gratitude with funny, expressive images.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Are Kids Really Kids

If you think about it this book is inappropriate and scary to little kids and they turn into wimps. as soon as I had my head replaced my son had been begging to go to the zoo to see the grumpy monkey. as soon as we go it is feeding time for them so this turns into a crime scene. Zoo keepers are being torn apart left and right and monkey's eating them. One got out and we made a run for it but he got me leg and now it has to be sawed of and replaced. # raise money for my leg

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

Jim Panzee's facial expressions are a fantastic touch to this funny, sweet, wonderfully illustrated holiday celebration. Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas is a fun, funny, and warm story about the healing power of friendships and the powerful impact of a positive outlook. Jim is stuck in the doldrums, and Norman helps him change his perspective. He takes time, gives Jim space and quiet, and doesn't try to force happiness on Jim. Norman lets Jim come around to happiness on his own, a powerful reminder that feelings matter.

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