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Funny monkey Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, tries to show emerging readers how to get rid of a bad mood.
Grumpy Monkey Jim Panzee wakes up one morning and decides that it’s time for a new Jim. He asks his jungle friends to get him so mad that he can get rid of all his grumpy feelings. It seems to work until his friend Norman reminds Jim that it’s best just to be himself, grumps and all.
Easy-to-read words and colorful illustrations will hook young readers on the lifelong habit of reading.
For more easy reading fun, look for Grumpy Monkey Ready, Set, Bananas!
Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
About the Author
Suzanne Lang is the author of the New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey books as well as several other titles. When she’s not writing books, Suzanne writes for animation. When she’s not doing that, she hangs out with her very funny kids, feeds her many pets, and tries (but usually fails) to take a nap!
Max Lang has illustrated over 20 books including all of the books in the Grumpy Monkey series. When he is not making books he makes films. He has co-directed several animated films including The Snail and the Whale, Zog, Room on the Broom, and The Gruffalo. He has received a BAFTA, two Emmys, two Oscar nominations, and many other honors for his film work. In his spare time he tries to make his kids laugh with dad jokes, and when he inevitably fails, he takes his dogs for a walk.