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Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Author: Brian Selznick (Illustrator); David Serlin
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Description

Who is Baby Monkey?


 


He is a baby.


 


He is a monkey.


 


He has a job.


 


He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye


 


Lost jewels?


 


Missing pizza?


 


Stolen spaceship?


 


Baby Monkey can help...


 


if he can put on his pants


 


Baby Monkey's adventures come to life in an exciting blend of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel. With pithy text and over 120 black and white drawings accented with red, it is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers.


 


Hooray for Baby Monkey

Reviews

Awards and Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008 Caldecott Medal winner National Book Award Finalist #1 New York Times Bestseller New York Times Best Illustrated Book Los Angeles Times Favorite Children's Book of the Year TIME Magazine's 100 Best Children's and Young Adult Books of All Time "Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper." -- The New York Times "A fast-paced treat." -- People Magazine "Distinctive." -- The Wall Street Journal "Cinematic." -- Parenting Magazine "Captivating." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review "If your kid loves the J.K. Rowling series, then [they are] bound to enjoyThe Invention of Hugo Cabret . . ." -- Good Housekeeping * "A true masterpiece." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" -- Kirkus, starred review * "Complete genius."-- Horn Book, starred review * "Breathtaking . . . shatters conventions." -- School Library Journal, starred review * "An original and creative integration of art and text." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review "Visually stunning . . . raises the bar." -- San Antonio Express-NewsAwards and Praise for Wonderstruck #1 New York Times Bestseller New York Times Notable Children's Book ALA Notable Children's Book Parents' Choice Gold Winner Publishers Weekly Best Book "Engrossing, intelligent, beautifully engineered and expertly told in word and image." -- The New York Times Book Review "Moving and ingenious . . ." -- The Wall Street Journal "Brian Selznick proves to be that rare creator capable of following one masterpiece--The Invention of Hugo Cabret--with another even more brilliantly executed." -- Washington Post "Another entrancing, exquisitely illustrated novel . . . Older kids and adults alike will be mesmerized by the interlocking stories. A verbal and visual marvel." -- Family Circle * "A gift for the eye, mind, and heart." -- Booklist, starred review * "Visually stunning, completely compelling." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Innovative . . . has the makings of a classic." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * "A thing of wonder to behold . . . an emotional experience that neither the words nor the illustrations could achieve on their own." -- School Library Journal, starred reviewPraise for The Marvels New York Times Bestseller New York Times Notable Children's Book An Indie Bound #1 National Bestseller Guardian Children's Book Prize Finalist Publishers Weekly Best Book * "Selznick continues his quest to shake up notions of illustrated novels, wordless storytelling, and the intersection of text and pictures in this newest volume . . . The novel as a whole is exactly the sort of theater that is so lovingly described within." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review * "Caldecott Medalist Selznick has been creating acclaimed illustrated novels for years now, and his latest takes his groundbreaking narrative format to new heights . . . [this] warm, affecting family tale is bittersweet, astonishing, and truly marvelous." -- Booklist, starred review * ." . . epic theater celebrating mysteries of the heart and spirit." -- Kirkus, starred review * "[A] powerful story about creating lasting art and finding family in unexpected places." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Memorable, momentous." -- School Library Journal, starred review Distinctions and Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner National Book Award Finalist #1 New York Times BestsellerUSA Today Bestseller #1 BookSense BestsellerNew York Times Best Illustrated BookPublishers Weekly Best BookKirkus Reviews Best Book New York Public Library Best Book for Reading and Sharing American Library Association Notable Children's Book American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults Quill Award Winner (Children's Chapter/Middle Grade category) Foreign publishing rights for The Invention of Hugo Cabret have been sold into 33 countries to date. "It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder." --New York Times Book Review "Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper." --The New York Times "A fast-paced treat." --People Magazine "Distinctive." --The Wall Street Journal "Cinematic." --Parenting Magazine "Captivating." --Los Angeles Times Book Review "If your kid loves the J.K. Rowling series, then he's bound to enjoy The Invention of Hugo Cabret . . ." --Good Housekeeping * "A true masterpiece." --Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Complete genius." --The Horn Book Magazine, starred review * "Breathtaking . . . shatters conventions." --School Library Journal, starred review * "An original and creative integration of art and text." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review "Visually stunning . . . raises the bar." --San Antonio Express-NewsDistinctions and Praise for Wonderstruck #1 New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Children's Book Schneider Family Book Award Winner ALA Notable Children's BookParents' Choice Gold WinnerPublishers Weekly Best Book "Engrossing, intelligent, beautifully engineered and expertly told in word and image. " --The New York Times Book Review "Moving and ingenious . . . " --The Wall Street Journal "Brian Selznick proves to be that rare creator capable of following one masterpiece--The Invention of Hugo Cabret--with another even more brilliantly executed. " --Washington Post "Another entrancing, exquisitely illustrated novel . . . Older kids and adults alike will be mesmerized by the interlocking stories. A verbal and visual marvel. " --Family Circle * "A gift for the eye, mind, and heart. " --Booklist, starred review * "Visually stunning, completely compelling. " --Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Innovative . . . has the makings of a classic. " --Publishers Weekly, starred review * "A thing of wonder to behold . . . an emotional experience that neither the words nor the illustrations could achieve on their own. " --School Library Journal, starred reviewDistinctions and Praise for The Marvels New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Children's Book Indie Bound #1 National Bestseller Guardian Children's Book Prize FinalistPublishers Weekly Best Book * "Selznick continues his quest to shake up notions of illustrated novels, wordless storytelling, and the intersection of text and pictures in this newest volume . . . The novel as a whole is exactly the sort of theater that is so lovingly described within." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review * "Caldecott Medalist Selznick has been creating acclaimed illustrated novels for years now, and his latest takes his groundbreaking narrative format to new heights . . . [this] warm, affecting family tale is bittersweet, astonishing, and truly marvelous." --Booklist, starred review * ." . . Epic theater celebrating mysteries of the heart and spirit." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Author description

Brian Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the New York Times bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning Hugo, Wonderstruck, coming to movie theaters in fall 2017, and The Marvels. Among the celebrated picture books Selznick has illustrated are the Caldecott Honor Book The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, and the Sibert Honor Book When Marian Sang by Pam Munoz Ryan. His books appear in over 35 languages. He has also worked as a bookseller, a puppeteer, and a screenwriter. David Serlin is a writer, editor, and historian who teaches at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles for adults. Baby Monkey, Private Eye is his first book for children. Brian and David divide their time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781338180619
  • : Scholastic, Incorporated
  • : Scholastic Press
  • : February 2018
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brian Selznick
  • : English
  • : [E]
  • : 2017028990
  • : 192
  • : Brian Selznick (Illustrator); David Serlin
  • : Hardback