Grumpy Monkey Ready, Set, Bananas!

Illustrated by Max Lang
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Funny monkey Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, is reluctant to join the race in the jungle until banana after banana falls from above.

Jim Panzee ‘s plans for a quiet morning nap are interrupted by Tortoise’s plea to join him in the jungle race.  This makes Grumpy Monkey even grumpier but he reluctantly agrees.  Then one of the runners bumps into a tree and bananas come raining down! The race to the finish is over as everyone, including Grumpy Monkey, races to get the biggest share of bananas.

For more easy reading fun, look for Grumpy Monkey Get Your Grumps Out

Easy-to-read words and colorful illustrations will hook young readers on the lifelong habit of reading.

Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Suzanne Lang is the author of the New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey, as well as several other titles. When Suzanne is not working on books, she writes and produces children’s television. View titles by Suzanne Lang
MAX LANG is an animation director, storyboard artist, character designer, and illustrator. He co-directed the film adaptation of the picture book The Gruffalo, which was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA, as well as the Oscar-nominated adaptation of the picture book Room on the Broom, which has won numerous awards, including the Cristal for Best TV Production at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. View titles by Max Lang

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Funny monkey Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, is reluctant to join the race in the jungle until banana after banana falls from above.

Jim Panzee ‘s plans for a quiet morning nap are interrupted by Tortoise’s plea to join him in the jungle race.  This makes Grumpy Monkey even grumpier but he reluctantly agrees.  Then one of the runners bumps into a tree and bananas come raining down! The race to the finish is over as everyone, including Grumpy Monkey, races to get the biggest share of bananas.

For more easy reading fun, look for Grumpy Monkey Get Your Grumps Out

Easy-to-read words and colorful illustrations will hook young readers on the lifelong habit of reading.

Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

Author

Suzanne Lang is the author of the New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey, as well as several other titles. When Suzanne is not working on books, she writes and produces children’s television. View titles by Suzanne Lang
MAX LANG is an animation director, storyboard artist, character designer, and illustrator. He co-directed the film adaptation of the picture book The Gruffalo, which was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA, as well as the Oscar-nominated adaptation of the picture book Room on the Broom, which has won numerous awards, including the Cristal for Best TV Production at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. View titles by Max Lang

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