The Farmer and the Monkey (Kobo eBook)
The farmer has another unexpected visitor from the nearby circus in this humorous and tender follow-up to The Farmer and the Clown by two-time Caldecott Honor–winning Marla Frazee.
After his new friend the baby clown returned home to the circus train, the farmer expected to resume his quiet and solitary life. Little does he know a playful circus monkey has followed him home! At first, the farmer isn’t sure what to make of his excitable houseguest’s wild sense of fun, but he soon learns that sometimes an unexpected visit can lead to a wonderful new friendship.
Sweet, funny, and full of emotion, this wordless second book in Marla Frazee’s stunning trilogy is sure to become a classic favorite for young readers.
This spectacular book is a perfect example of how powerful a picture book can be, and how it can take you away on the most incredible adventures. Marco the fox has many questions about the world, and no one seems to care about giving him answers. Joined by a few inquisitive crewmates—pigeons, deer—Marco sets off on a mighty adventure, discovering friendship, fun, and beauty of finding the answers you seek along the way. This book is a magical read-aloud to read with a loved one and share in Marco’s journey together.
(Picture Book) - reviewed by Isabel