Parents' Guide to

Grumpy Monkey Valentine Gross-Out

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Funny story shows non-romantic side of Valentine's Day.

Illustrated monkey making a funny, disgusted face

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

This is not a children book!

Thsi book is very good but very scary. I have alwaysed loved this book but beware becuse it can scar your child.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

The idea of celebrating love among friends and family is buried a bit deep under the idea that romance is gross. Grumpy Monkey Valentine Gross-Out has a wonderful premise and is a fantastic reminder that Valentine's Day is about gratitude and caring, but Jim Panzee could spend a little less time being disgusted by love and a little more time being generous with his loved ones. It's a fun read, though, with lots of great places to make faces, do funny voices, and remember that love isn't just about romance. The illustrations are a delight, filled with vibrant colors and ridiculous facial expressions to charm young readers and their adults reading aloud.

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