Monkey Nut

Monkey Nut

For Ages: 3 and up
Winner of Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013

Two little creatures + one monkey nut = big trouble!

Is it a hat? Or a boat? Or a drum? Whatever it is, everyone wants it - and they DON'T want to share!

One little monkey nut causes big trouble in this bright, funny and original book.

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
  • Simon & Schuster Children's UK | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780857078971 | 
  • January 2013
List Price $8.99
Available on or around January 31, 2013

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The Crayon
The Peanut

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.