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Monkey-Monkey's trick : based on an African folk tale

by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Format: Print Book 1988
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 9 of 9 copies
Available (9)
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CLP - Homewood Children's Readers j Fic McKissac
Location  CLP - Homewood
 
Collection  Children's Readers
 
Call Number  j Fic McKissac
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Readers j Fic McKissac
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Readers
 
Call Number  j Fic McKissac
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Readers j Fic McKissac
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Readers
 
Call Number  j Fic McKissac
 
 
Pine Center Branch Juvenile J E MCKIS
Location  Pine Center Branch
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  J E MCKIS
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Easy Reader Juv Easy McK
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Reader
 
Call Number  Juv Easy McK
 
 
Plum Community Library Easy Reader E LEVEL2 MCK
Location  Plum Community Library
 
Collection  Easy Reader
 
Call Number  E LEVEL2 MCK
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Easy Readers J MCK XXX
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Readers
 
Call Number  J MCK XXX
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Reader j READER MCK
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Reader
 
Call Number  j READER MCK
 
 
Springdale Free Public Library Step-Up Books SU/LEVEL 2 MCKI
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
 
Collection  Step-Up Books
 
Call Number  SU/LEVEL 2 MCKI
 
 
Summary
Illus. in full color. "Based on an African folk tale, [this] will appeal to both readers and listeners. Disguising himself as an Ugly Monster, Hyena has the upper hand until Monkey-Monkey learns that he has been tricked. Watercolor-and-pen illustrations supply ample context clues for young readers, who will enjoy practicing their reading skills to find out which animal is the best trickster."--School Library Journal.  
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 2. In this amusing fable, Monkey-Monkey needs help building his new house. Beautiful Creature offers aid, if there is food in the bargain. Monkey-Monkey makes a savory stew, but an Ugly Monster appears and eats it up, so when the Beautiful Creature returns, he declines to help in the house building. This pattern repeats itself until Monkey-Monkey realizes it is the tricky Hyena who has been portraying both creatures. Monkey-Monkey devises a plan to turn the tables, and the house gets built. A good addition to the Step into Reading series, this fable contains a few difficult words (mostly animal names), but short, digestible sentences. The pen-and-ink drawings, washed in pleasant colors, add to the fun. -- Ilene Cooper"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Step into reading.
Subjects Monkeys -- Fiction.
Hyenas -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Random House,1988
Contributors Meisel, Paul.
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 0394891732 :
0394991737 (lib. bdg.) :
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