The Wonky Donkey by Craig SmithThe Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith

The Wonky Donkey

byCraig SmithIllustratorKatz Cowley

Paperback | May 1, 2010

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Children will be in fits of laughter with this perfect read-aloud tale of an endearing donkey. By the book's final page, readers end up with a spunky, hanky-panky, cranky, stinky, dinky, lanky, honky-tonky, winky wonky donkey! With fun lyrics and illustrations, this picture book based on an award-winning song will appeal to adults and children alike.

Craig Smith is the recipient of the 2008 APRA Children's Song of the Year winner for THE WONKEY DONKEY. When not writing, Craig works as a musician and entertainer. Katz Cowley is an illustrator and teacher who leads workshops in drawing, creative journaling, and self-expression.
Title:The Wonky DonkeyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9 × 9.04 × 0.06 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545261244

ISBN - 13:9780545261241

Appropriate for ages: 3


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love to read I bought this after all that hype from a viral video, and I just love it. I read to my 7 month old every night before bed, and I just love reading this to him. It's such a fun book.
Date published: 2019-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great toddler story time read! My kids thought this book was hilarious. The song you can download to listen to during or after makes it a great interactive read for small groups.
Date published: 2019-02-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NOT RECOMMENDED I would NOT recommend this book. I read this to my 2 year old who was very worried and concerned that the bird that randomly had the donkey’s one eye in his mouth. Gruesome. This was an “award-winning” book that was “recommended”. After I am done trying to explain how the bird got the donkeys eye in his mouth, I will remember to pre-read books before I buy them. Disappointing.
Date published: 2019-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! A very repetitive silly book that every young child will love!!! Great gift.
Date published: 2018-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book Great book for the whole family to laugh at. Definatly a fav in our house.
Date published: 2018-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from silly fun for little ones A silly little tongue twister of a book. It's a funny, simple, and light hearted story that's an absolute joy to read with little ones
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Laugh out loud funny I was a YouTube video of a Grandma reading this to her Grandchild, The Grandma was laughing so hard, we were laughing hard hearing her read the story. I have already decided this a book I will buy for younger children.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun to Sing Hilarious story about an adjective-gathering donkey with an upbeat musical number.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very very funny!! This book is a favourite of both my own children and my preschool children as well. The pictures are hysterical (trust me, the "stinky donkey" pic has them laughing for hours!), and Craig Smith sings the song absolutely perfectly! This is a great buy, especially with the cd!
Date published: 2010-06-13