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Monkey Business (Children's Picture Book) (Alfie's Sandwich Series) [Kindle Edition]

Stephanie Barrett , Taryn Dufault
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Book Description

Get Mixed Up In Some Monkey Business With Alfie And Stanley!

Alfie has never liked bananas very much, and he has never been very good at climbing trees--but all of that changes one day when he eats a very special peanut butter and banana sandwich for lunch. Suddenly bananas are Alfie's favorite food, and his arms feel strong and springy--like he could climb any tree in the whole wide world ... 

Before long, Alfie finds that his kitchen has transformed into a lush tropical jungle filled with some unexpected new friends--monkeys! As Alfie spends time with his new friends, he learns that monkeys are extremely hardworking, and that there are a lot of jobs that a monkey does better than anybody else. For instance, nobody picks coconuts from the tops of the twirly-whirly trees faster than a monkey. Nobody paints a house faster either. And of course, nobody is more qualified to test out a new set of monkey bars than a monkey himself. To top it all off, nobody else will do the work for the very fair price of just a few ripe bananas.

But monkeys have one other extra special skill, a skill so amazing that you have to see it to believe it. So, when Alfie and his furry friends see a flyer for an 'Amazing Feats Contest' they know just what to do. Will it be enough to win the contest and earn the prize? Join Alfie in his next Sandwich Series adventure and find out!

A Fun Project Brings Alfie And Stanley To Life!

What if you could sit down and write a real letter to your favorite children's book character? Well, at the end of Monkey Business, you can do just that ... you might even get something in return! This is a great project to do with your child or grandchild ... and imagine their delight when they actually hear back from Alfie and Stanley! After all, it's not every day you get mail from a monkey ...

About The Author

When Stephanie Barrett was a child she didn't walk around with a security blanket or a stuffed animal; instead she walked around with a copy of Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever. It might not have been as warm and fuzzy, but it more than made up for it with wonderful stories and beautiful illustrations.

Before long she began to scribble stories of her very own onto construction paper and legal pads. Her love affair with children's books has continued ever since, and she absolutely loves being able to share her books with children of all ages. She lives in central Florida with her husband, dog, and cat.

Product Details

  • File Size: 3118 KB
  • Print Length: 66 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,035,586 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars my kids love it! March 14, 2013
By Kelly
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
My kids really enjoy this book, i am not sure if it is the monkeys, or just the story line, they are 3 and 5 but they have read it with me and won't let me take it off the kindle!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Monkey love.... December 29, 2012
By Patch
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Great story, great illustrations.
I got this book to read to my grandaughter. She loves monkeys and loved reading about all the fun things Alfie does with the monkeys, and she really liked looking at the pictures, too.When I took her to the playground after we read this book, she looked for the 'Monkey Approved' sticker!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love the Alfie's Sandwich Series! December 28, 2012
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I read the first book in the Alfie's Sandwich Series and my daughter enjoyed it a lot so I was happy to see that the next book in the series was available.
In Monkey Business, the author continues her imaginative and interesting storytelling from the first book--and the pictures are great, too. My daughter and I both enjoyed the unexpected twists and turns in the story.
Highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great reading matterial for little kids April 25, 2013
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I downloaded it on my daughters tablet and she loves reading it. This book Is great reading matterial for little children, she loves reading it over and over.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Whopping good fun stories and you are the best! April 11, 2015
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Archer loves it

Aaron loves it so much he wants to read it everyday

Daddy says best kids books I get to read my boys.

Love the pictures and would love to see more in the next sandwich book.
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More About the Author

Stephanie Barrett realized at the ripe old age of eight that she wanted to become an author more than anything in the world. After college, Stephanie's love of children led her to teach preschool, where she drew constant inspiration for story ideas from the amazing children in her class.

The idea for A Dragon's Work Is Never Done, however, didn't come from one of Stephanie's preschool students. Instead, it came from a street food vendor selling sandwiches with mustard so spicy that it seemed entirely possible to turn into a full-fledged, fire-breathing dragon after taking a bite.

Stephanie lives with her husband, dog, and cat in central Florida.

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