Monkey With A Tool Belt

Monkey With A Tool Belt

Book - 2008
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Inspiration for the Netflix series Chico Bon Bon!

Whether you need a beebersaw or a chisel, Chico Bon Bon's your monkey. He can build or fix just about anything--from a dock for the ducks to a clock for the Clucks, even a small roller coaster for local chipmunks. But will his tools and his sharp wit save him when an organ grinder sets his sights on making Chico a circus star? Chris Monroe's quirky hero and detailed illustrations will absorb readers in an entertaining adventure that shows there is an inventive way out of every problem--if you have the right tools.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2008.
ISBN: 9780822576310
Branch Call Number: j P TRANSPOR MONROE C
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.


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Oct 27, 2018

Whether 2 or 200, if you want a good, no-strings-attached, roar-out-loud laugh, get this book (to heck what the 'elitist crowd' thinks!) Chico`s escape is a detailed, "what's he gonna do next?" riot (beware the foibles of going barefoot in Chico`s vicinity, particularly in reach of his....) Read the book, see the pictures, and enjoy a writer who remembers children AREN`T lobotomized miniature adults. EVEN KIDS WILL LOVE IT!

Jun 18, 2012

My kids (5/yo boy and 2.5/yo girl) absolutely loved the tail of plucky Chico Bon Bon and his toolbelt, and I liked it too. Highly recommended for the quirky illustrations and adventurous story.


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