Monkey and Me
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Another activity I would have students do after reading the book is pass out papers for students where at the top of the page it says, Monkey and me, monkey and me, monkey and me see.
Soon everyone will be waddling like a penguin, jumping like a kangaroo and waving their arm like an elephant’s trunk! From hanging upside down like a bat to holding onto each other like elephants following behind each other.This could still be repetitive but have a learning angle that would make purchasing it a better investment. It noted that even though the girl and her monkey fall asleep at the end, “the game has not ended: a real monkey watches them, a huge and contagious grin on his face. Emily Gravett is twice winner of the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Bronze Award for WOLVES and LITTLE MOUSE'S BIG BOOK OF FEARS. This would work best for a child at the first stages of learning to read, as it not only uses the same few words over and over but also has visual cues to help guess the non-repeated words.
I bought this for my 2 year old daughter and 1 year old son thinking the repetitiveness of it would hold their attention and keep them entertained, however it didnt work out that way as they both get bored with hearing the same words over and over again, even though the animal pages are fun and a surprise its the pages in between that just dont keep their attention. For more details, please consult the latest information provided by Royal Mail's International Incident Bulletin.Every other page has the rhythm of "Monkey and me, monkey and me, we went to see, we went to see some.
For example, the little girl will say "Monkey and me, Monkey and me, Monkey and me we want to see, we want to see some. They can also guess which animal the little girl and her monkey are pretending to be, and follow along by acting like the animals themselves. Both the three year old and the six year old were bored by it, and I was very happy to be done with it. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. I would read the book and and students would guess what animal monkey and the girl are going to see next.
Publisher’s Weekly: This review was less critical, primarily describing the plot and the illustrations in the book. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.