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Night Monkey Day Monkey Books & Plush Set


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This beautiful gift box set includes the picture book and true-to-character plush toys of Julia Donaldson's Night Monkey and Day Monkey.

Julia's enchanting picture book is a heart-warming story about friendship and overcoming differences. Night Monkey and Day Monkey don't think they have much in common. But when they each spend time in the other's opposite worlds, they learn a lot. And they also learn to be the best of friends.

One of the finest rhyming picture book stories from Julia Donaldson, the author behind The Scarecrows' Wedding, What the Ladybird Heard Next, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, and The Gruffalo. Full of fun and food for thought, Night Monkey, Day Monkey is beautifully drawn by Lucy Richards. Children aged 2 upwards will go mad for the accompanying monkeys which can be used separately or hold hands as the characters do in the book.

A must for everyone who loves the magic of Julia Donaldson.

Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, is the prize-winning author of some of the world's most-loved picture books including, The Gruffalo, The Scarecrows' Wedding, What the Ladybird Heard and Night Monkey, Day Monkey. Julia Donaldson's collaborations with Axel Scheffler, including Stick Man, Tabby McTat, and Tiddler have sold millions of copies, and Room on the Broom is now an Academy Award-nominated short film.

Lucy Richards is a much-loved illustrator of children's books. Her many collaborations include Julia Donaldson and Michael Morpurgo. Lucy has also written and illustrated her own book The Magic Sky.

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6th May '17
I read it to fran aged 4 aged 4
Night Monkey Day Monkey Books & Plush Set 9781405275538
5 stars
A delightful story about a monkey that is awake in the day and one that's awake at night. About how they are both different but still friends. This book also had two little monkeys to give your child or use as a reading aid. Such a cool book that has a lovely flowing rhyme to it great to read to kids! 
16th June '16
I read it to BellaCam aged 4 aged 4 & to LeoCam aged 1 aged 1
Night Monkey Day Monkey Books & Plush Set 9781405275538
5 stars
The book represents concepts that children can relate to. They are discovering their surroundings just like the monkeys in the book. The day monkey is learning new things about their jungle in the night ( shadows etc)  and night monkey learns about the features of a jungle in the day (the brightness of the sun etc). I like the way this book is written. It deals well with the fear of the dark and how ordinary and small things can become terrifying at night, but it does not talk about this explicitly or acknowledge the existence of being "scared of the dark". The little toys that come with it make it a lovely gift. my son loves to hold them as we read the story
17th January '17
I read it to Oscar10 aged 4 aged 4
Night Monkey Day Monkey Books & Plush Set 9781405275538
4 stars
This is a great book to read to little ones , my 4 year old loves it so much and the monkeys that come with it are brilliant really brings the story to life. 
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Julia Donaldson is a highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world.  Born in London in 1948 she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.  

She started her career as a singer-songwriter, writing mainly for children’s television. One of these...

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