Monkey Puzzle is a classic and popular tale of a monkey who searches for his lost mother, originally written by a British author and playwright Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, published in 2000 by Macmillan.
A little monkey lost his mother in a deep jungle. He comes across a butterfly who decides to help him find her. The monkey keeps describing his mother to the butterfly but the butterfly keeps taking him to other animals instead because she doesn’t know what she looks like! Will the poor monkey ever find his mother?
Julia Donaldson has written some of the world’s best-loved children’s books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child, which together have sold over 25 million copies worldwide and have been translated into over 100 languages.
This illustrated storybook is an endearing and enlightening adventurous journey of a monkey and a butterfly as they encounter so many different animals and birds. This will help the children learn about them since the story also includes engaging and fun descriptions of those animals as the butterfly tries to guess them. The descriptive prose will also introduce them to various nouns, adjectives, and verbs.
Monkey Puzzle boardbook edition features stunning visuals and adorable illustrations with simplified sentence structures and vocabulary which makes it an ideal storybook for young children to kindle their interest in reading. The rhyming and poetic sentences create a flow in the story that will keep the little ones going over them countless times and most importantly, this family favourite picture book will teach a very important life lesson about helping others in a fun way they will remember!
Check out other popular Julia Donaldson storybooks with beautifully redesigned covers like “The Gruffalo”, “The Gruffalo’s Child”, “The Snail and the Whale”, “The Smartest Giant in Town”, “Room on the Broom”, etc. for more fun and awesomeness!