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Monkey and Cake: What is Inside this Box?

By Drew Daywalt   Illustrated by Olivier Tallec   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338143867 Hardcover
56 Pages | 6.78" x 9.3" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338143874 Ebook
64 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

From the author of The Day the Crayons Quit comes a groundbreaking new friendship series!

Meet Monkey and Cake. Cake has lots of questions. Monkey has lots of answers. They are silly. They are curious. Sometimes they fight. But Monkey and Cake are always best friends.

In this book, Monkey and Cake cannot agree what’s inside Monkey’s mysterious box. Is it a kitty? Is it a dinosaur? How will they find out — and what do you think is inside?

 With Daywalt’s signature quirky style, the relatable humor of Elephant and Piggie, and the wise friendship of Frog and Toad, Monkey and Cake invites readers to laugh along and let their imaginations soar.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors:

* "Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." — Booklist, starred review

* "The sort of story that makes children love to read." — School Library Journal , starred review

Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit :

Amazon's 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award

* "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." — Publishers Weekly , starred review

"Utterly original." — San Francisco Chronicle

Praise for This Book Will Not Be Fun,illustrated by Olivier Tallec:

* "Tallec's artwork... is impeccably turned out." — Publishers Weekly , starred review