Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 33 pages
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The day before school starts, Mama takes her five little monkeys shopping for clothes. "Stay right here," she says, "AND DON'T GO WANDERING OFF!" But one little monkey has to go to the bathroom . . . and two little monkeys get thirsty. . . . Then three little monkey friends arrive . . . and four little monkeys decide to go help find the others. . . . Will Mama ever have all five of her little monkeys together again?
In this latest romp with Eileen Christelow's Five Little Monkeys, vibrant, expressive illustrations accompany a catchy text that's great for reading aloud. Simple math lessons are seamlessly incorporated into the fun.

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User Review  - Fjola - LibraryThing

I didn't care for it, and neither did my son. The idea is good enough, try to sneak in some addition and subtraction, but the book was just confusing and boring. Or maybe it's just that I don't like shopping at a department store all that much ... Read full review

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User Review  - jaimie919 - LibraryThing

Momma takes her five monkeys to go shopping for school. Those monkeys are always finding away to create trouble. When they get to the store they start trying on clothes. Momma tells them to stay where ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Eileen Christelow has created numerous fun and funny picture books, including the Five Little Monkeys series, Author, and most recently, Letters from a Desperate Dog. She and her husband, Ahren, live in Vermont. For more information visit

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