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Two New Picture Books From Kids Can Press - Batch of Books
Kids Can Press is one of my favorite publishers for children’s books. They publish some really fun and entertaining books that both my kids and I enjoy reading. Today I am featuring two of their new spring releases: 100 Hungry Monkeys and There was an Old Sailor. 100 Hungry Monkeys by Masayuki Sebe Age Range: 3 – 7 years Grade Level: Preschool – 2 Hardcover: 24 pages Publisher: Kids Can Press (March 1, 2014) Series: None Source: I received a digital galley from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. My Rating: 4 of 5 stars About the Book: This playful picture book encourages pre-readers and early readers to explore the concept of 100. Unusual in that it is a narrative-driven counting book, it offers a delightful and lively story about 100 hungry monkeys who set out to find themselves some food. Once their bellies are full, they all settle in for a nap, but then a monster suddenly appears. They fear he wants to make them lunch, so they all run for their lives. All ends well, however, once the monkeys realize the monster really just wants to be their friend. Japanese author-illustrator Masayuki Sebe, well-known for his high-energy …