Book Reviews

age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
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age 5+
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
age 4+
Charming, sweetly illustrated version of classic story.
By Paul Galdone, Joanna C. Galdone
(2011)
age 4+
Japanese legend vividly told in striking picture book.
By Wendy Henrichs
(2011)
age 5+
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
(2010)
age 4+
Elegant art makes this anniversary edition a real treasure.
By Jan Brett
(2009)
age 5+
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
age 4+
Another Pinkney classic worth clucking about.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2006)
age 4+
Mocking monkeys, rewarding repetition make this a classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina
(1969)
age 4+
A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic.
By Robert D. San Souci
(1989)
age 4+
Jazzy, inventive take on West African folktale.
By Verna Aardema
(1975)