Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian SelznickBaby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

byBrian Selznick, David SerlinIllustratorBrian Selznick

Hardcover | February 27, 2018

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Who is Baby Monkey?
He is a baby.
He is a monkey.
He has a job.
He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye!

Lost jewels?
Missing pizza?
Stolen spaceship?
Baby Monkey can help...
if he can put on his pants!

Caldecott medalist Brian Selznick and author David Serlin bring Baby Monkey's adventures to life in an exciting new format that blends elements of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel. With pithy text and over 120 black and white drawings accented with red, it is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers.

Hooray for Baby Monkey!
Brian Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the New York Times bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning Hugo, Wonderstruck, coming to movie theaters in fall 2017, and The Marvels. Among the celebrated picture books Selznick has illustrated are the Caldecott Honor Book The Dinos...
Title:Baby Monkey, Private EyeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 8.03 × 5.52 × 0.85 inShipping dimensions:8.03 × 5.52 × 0.85 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1338180614

ISBN - 13:9781338180619

Appropriate for ages: 4


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Baby Monkey, Private Eye*"A delightful easy reader that is as funny as it is elegant." - School Library Journal, starred review*"A nearly 200-page chapter book for emerging readers? Using a pared-down vocabulary and luxuriant, chiaroscuro drawings, Selznick.and husband Serlin make it work-brilliantly." - Publishers Weekly, starred review*"An inventive format and tongue-in-cheek sense of humor make this sweet and silly book nearly irresistible." -Booklist, starred review*" . a delight for reading together or alone."  - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review*". the spot-on slapstick pacing of the putting-on-pants sequences will have viewers giggling for days."- Horn Book Magazine, starred review