Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty

Monkey NutIs it a hat? Or a boat? Or a drum? Whatever it is, everyone wants it - and they DON'T want to share!

One little monkey nut causes big trouble in this bright, funny and original book when two friends start playing with a monkey nut – putting it to all kinds of inventive uses – but end up fighting over who it belongs to. Then an unexpected visitor arrives and causes even more havoc!

Laugh-out-loud funny with bold illustrations, parents and children will enjoy joining in this this story!


A little taster...

Monkey nut page

Monkey Nut page


About the Author

Simon RickertySimon Rickerty studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London, where he won two awards and graduated with a Masters in Communication Art and Design. He won his first award at the tender age of four (the Bedfordshire under-fives Children's Book Drawing Competition!). Monkey Nut is his second picture book for Simon and Schuster, following The Yoga Ogre. He has also illustrated Peas (Puffin) and Unfortunately (Orchard). Simon lives in Bedfordshire.

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Last updated: about 3 years ago