Grumpy Monkey Too Many Bugs by Lang, Suzanne

Grumpy Monkey Too Many Bugs

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Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey series is very grumpy when his best friend Norman is too busy with his ever-expanding bug collection to play.

When Norman shows Jim his pet butterfly, Butterfly-Butterfly, Jim is suitably impressed, especially when Norman spouts butterfly facts. Then Norman adds Beetle-Beetle 1 and Beetle-Beetle 2 and so many more to his menagerie. Now Norman spends all his time feeding and caring for his pets and doesn't have time to play. Grumpy Monkey Jim feels left out. And when all the bugs have babies, Jim declares that Norman has too many and persuades his friend to set them free. But then Norman sees a ladybug...

Simple bug facts, easy-to-read words, and dynamic and humor-filled illustrations will lead young readers to a lifelong love of books.

Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell engaging stories. They are perfect for children 4-6 who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

Author: Suzanne Lang
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Published: 06/04/2024
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Paperback
Series: Step Into Reading
Weight: 0.15lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.20d
ISBN: 9780593434673
Audience: Ages 4-8


Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 05/01/2024 pg. 66

About the Author
Suzanne Lang is the author of the New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey books as well as several other titles. When she's not writing books, Suzanne writes for animation. When she's not doing that, she hangs out with her very funny kids, feeds her many pets, and tries (but usually fails) to take a nap!

Max Lang has illustrated over 20 books including all of the books in the Grumpy Monkey series. When he is not making books he makes films. He has co-directed several animated films including The Snail and the Whale, Zog, Room on the Broom, and The Gruffalo. He has received a BAFTA, two Emmys, two Oscar nominations, and many other honors for his film work. In his spare time he tries to make his kids laugh with dad jokes, and when he inevitably fails, he takes his dogs for a walk.