Thursday, July 30, 2015
Five Little Monkeys
First sentence: Five Little monkeys jumping on the bed. One fell off and bumped his head. Mama called the doctor and the doctor said...No more moneys jumping on the bed!
Premise/plot: A board book adaptation of the classic nursery rhyme "Five Little Monkeys."
My thoughts: The pages are easy to turn, which is a good thing, always. The illustrations are nice enough, I suppose. The text itself isn't surprising or extra-wonderful. The book includes "helpful" illustrations for parents who are clueless on the motions of the song/rhyme. (Are they necessary?)
The traditional rhyme is fun. As is the song. Here's one of my favorite adaptations:
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