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Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed: A Five Little Monkeys Story

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Silly sing-along about bedtime is a counting classic.

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age 2+

Sing song teaches quicker

I had this book when my kids were babies. The rhythm of the words automatically caught their attention and they focused with glee! Being a parent and a dance teacher I was fully aware of how rhythmic sing song can encourage learning. I used the same idea to teach my kids their address and phone number.

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FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS JUMPING ON THE BED: A FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS STORY is an unforgettable read. The simple storyline, the repetition, the monkey countdown, and all those bumps on the heads -- rendered with mischief and pop in watercolor and pencil -- make for a classic counting story that manages to reinforce silliness and safety in one fell swoop.

Parents and kids will both delight in this go-to for a bedtime story with counting fun that's informative and helpful in setting the tone for an important ritual, yet still pays homage to the boundless energy of toddlers.

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