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Grumpy Monkey

Written by Suzanne Lang & illustrated by Max Lang
Book #1 in the Grumpy Monkey Series
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May 15, 2018
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3-7
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What's Grumpy Monkey About

Publisher Summary

A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings…and the danger in suppressing them!

Jim the chimpanzee is in a terrible mood for no good reason. His friends can’t understand it—how can he be in a bad mood when it’s SUCH a beautiful day? They encourage him not to hunch, to smile, and to do things that make THEM happy. But Jim can’t take all the advice…and has a BIT of a meltdown. Could it be that he just needs a day to feel grumpy?

Suzanne and Max Lang bring hilarity and levity to this very important lesson. This picture book is an excellent case study in the dangers of putting on a happy face and demonstrates to kids that they are allowed to feel their feelings (though they should be careful of hurting others in the process!).

What Kind of Book is Grumpy Monkey

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Who Wrote Grumpy Monkey

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Suzanne Lang

Suzanne Lang is the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>Grumpy Monkey</i>, as well as several other titles. When Suzanne is not working on books, she writes and produces children’s television.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780553537864
Publication Date:
May 15, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017022108
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1103609963
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0553537865
Lexile® Level:
AD460L
ATOS® Book Level:
2.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
196144
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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