For Ages: 3 and up
Colouring is fun! Colouring is great! As long as you keep your crayon on YOUR side of the paper...

Abit of red here. A bit of red there. A bit of red... HEY! You're colouring on my side! This bit of the book is for BLUE.

So begins a colourful squabble that takes an unexpected turn - with a funny, feel-good ending!

Praise for Monkey Nut:

"With brio and inventiveness he fills the pages with splashes, squabbles, contrast and laughter." Michael Rosen

"A bright and cheerful picture book that will have young readers laughing out loud from beginning to end." The Bookbag

"Who would have thought that one little monkey nut could make such a hilarious and imaginative book?... Bright and colourful, this is a lovely story about sharing." Parents in Touch

"Bold images brilliantly convey this witty story about how much trouble one monkey nut can cause!" Julia Eccleshare for

"Anyone would find looking at this book an exhilarating experience." Books for Keeps

"Perfect for entertaining your young reader." Mother and Baby Magazine
  • Simon & Schuster Children's UK | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471116803 | 
  • January 2014

More Books from this Author

The Crayon
The Peanut
Monkey Nut

About the Author

Simon Rickerty

Simon Rickerty wrote and illustrated Crayon and The Peanut, and he also illustrated I Don’t Want to Be a Pea and I Am Not a Copycat! He has a degree in art and design from the London College of Communication and earned a Masters Degree in illustration at the Royal College of Art. He lives in rural Bedfordshire, UK.