Putting the Monkeys to Bed

Illustrated by Jack E. Davis
A hilarious story that shows kids that they can get themselves to sleep at bedtime! 

Sam is never ready to go to sleep at bedtime. There are always more questions to ask Mama, more books to read . . . not to mention the monkeys! Sam’s rambunctious trio of toy monkeys would much rather jump on the bed and make up songs about ping pong than go to sleep.

Eventually Sam wants to go to sleep. But how will he ever get the monkeys to settle down?

This story’s silly monkey mayhem also includes a calming bedtime routine that really works.
© Patricia Leeds
Gennifer Choldenko was the youngest in a family of four kids, where her nickname was “Snot-Nose.” Her quirky sense of humor made its debut at the dinner table when Gennifer was a very little kid. She is the author of seven children’s books, including Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period; and Al Capone Shines My Shoes. View titles by Gennifer Choldenko
Jack E. Davis has illustrated two of Daniel Pinkwater's books: Yo-yo Man and The Picture of Morty and Ray. Other books illustrated by him include John Lithgow's New York Times bestseller Marsupial Sue, Margi Palatini's Bedhead, and Dan Greenburg's series The Zack Files. The New York Society of Illustrators bestowed its Gold Medal Award for Humor on him. Davis lives in Port Townsend, Washington. View titles by Jack E. Davis

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A hilarious story that shows kids that they can get themselves to sleep at bedtime! 

Sam is never ready to go to sleep at bedtime. There are always more questions to ask Mama, more books to read . . . not to mention the monkeys! Sam’s rambunctious trio of toy monkeys would much rather jump on the bed and make up songs about ping pong than go to sleep.

Eventually Sam wants to go to sleep. But how will he ever get the monkeys to settle down?

This story’s silly monkey mayhem also includes a calming bedtime routine that really works.

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© Patricia Leeds
Gennifer Choldenko was the youngest in a family of four kids, where her nickname was “Snot-Nose.” Her quirky sense of humor made its debut at the dinner table when Gennifer was a very little kid. She is the author of seven children’s books, including Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period; and Al Capone Shines My Shoes. View titles by Gennifer Choldenko
Jack E. Davis has illustrated two of Daniel Pinkwater's books: Yo-yo Man and The Picture of Morty and Ray. Other books illustrated by him include John Lithgow's New York Times bestseller Marsupial Sue, Margi Palatini's Bedhead, and Dan Greenburg's series The Zack Files. The New York Society of Illustrators bestowed its Gold Medal Award for Humor on him. Davis lives in Port Townsend, Washington. View titles by Jack E. Davis

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