There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen (pb)Author: Sheree Fitch
Artist : Sydney Smith
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Willa Wellowby’s house has been overrun by monkeys. They’re ballet dancing, playing the bagpipes, listening to the Beatles, and causing mayhem and destruction all over the house and yard. And the more Willa asks them to leave, the more havoc they wreak. She calls the police, the RCMP, the FBI, and Scotland Yard to get rid of these monkeys…but when the Mounties finally show up, it’s Willa who’s in trouble!
First published in 1992, There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen won the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Mr. Christie Award for Best Canadian Children’s book, ages 8 and under. This new softcover edition will introduce the bestselling book to a whole new generation.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9781551099941|
|Published on||April 26 2013|
|Dimensions||10(in) x 8(in)|
Sydney Smith has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children's books, including Mabel Murple, Toes in my Nose, and There Were Monkeys in my Kitchen. In 2015, he was awarded the Governor General's Award among various other accolades. Originally from Nova Scotia, he now lives in Toronto with his wife and son.
Award Winners & Nominees
Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Awards (English Fiction)
Shortlisted Red cedar Award
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