Books about mischievous monkeys

Mungo Monkey has a Birthday Party

We love monkeys because they're full of energy, always chattering and being cheeky.

This makes for fun stories about them! Snuggle down with your own cheeky monkeys and enjoy these super books...

  • Banana!

    Author: Ed Vere Illustrator: Ed Vere

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Banana!

    Author: Ed Vere Illustrator: Ed Vere

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    Follow the cartoon-style adventures of two monkeys. One of them has a banana and the other one wants it - but what is the magic wo…

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  • Hug

    Author: Jez Alborough

    Interest level: 0-3

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  • Hug

    Author: Jez Alborough

    Interest level: 0-3

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    Bobo the chimp wanders sadly around the jungle looking for someone to hug, but all the animals are already cuddling someone else.

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  • Cheeky Monkey

    Author: Zehra Hicks

    Interest level: 2-5

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  • Cheeky Monkey

    Author: Zehra Hicks

    Interest level: 2-5

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    A cute little red monkey wants to play, but nobody wants to play with her! She accidentally causes havoc wherever she goes in her …

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  • Bunny Vs Monkey

    Author: Jamie Smart

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Bunny Vs Monkey

    Author: Jamie Smart

    Interest level: 6-8

    Reading age: 7+

    Packed full of hilarious short stories, this bumper collection of cartoons covers an entire year of adventures for Bunny and Monke…

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  • Monkey Puzzle

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Sheffler

    Interest level: 3-6

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Monkey Puzzle

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Sheffler

    Interest level: 3-6

    Reading age: 6+

    Monkey is lost in the jungle, so he asks Butterfly to help him find his mum. However, Butterfly cannot seem to understand that Mon…

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  • Three Little Monkeys

    Author: Emma Chichester Clark Illustrator: Quentin Blake

    Interest level: 3-6

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Three Little Monkeys

    Author: Emma Chichester Clark Illustrator: Quentin Blake

    Interest level: 3-6

    Reading age: 5+

    Three Little Monkeys is the tale of Hilda Snibbs's attempts to keep a trio of messy monkeys under control - and the disasters that…

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  • Mad About Monkeys

    Author: Owen Davey

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 7

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  • Mad About Monkeys

    Author: Owen Davey

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 7

    Proving just how stylish and attractive illustrated children's non-fiction can be, this informative book is sure to leave readers …

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  • Monkey and Me

    Author: David Gilman

    Interest level: 9-14

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Monkey and Me

    Author: David Gilman

    Interest level: 9-14

    Reading age: 9+

    Beanie and his gang must protect Malcolm, a chimpanzee they found in an abandoned house, from some men who come after him.

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  • Monkey Nut

    Author: Simon Rickerty

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Monkey Nut

    Author: Simon Rickerty

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    Two little spiders find a monkey nut, and shouting 'it's mine!', each tries to snatch it.

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  • Monkey Photo

    Author: Gita Wolf Illustrator: Swarna Chitrakar

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Monkey Photo

    Author: Gita Wolf Illustrator: Swarna Chitrakar

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    Monkey is tired of tourists taking his photo. Snatching a camera from a stray hand, he starts to snap all the birds and animals in…

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  • Cloud Tea Monkeys

    Author: Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham Illustrator: Juan Wijngaard

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Cloud Tea Monkeys

    Author: Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham Illustrator: Juan Wijngaard

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 7+

    Tashi's mother is an impoverished tea-picker, and when she becomes ill, the little girl tries to continue her mother's job.

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  • Maybe…

    Author: Chris Haughton

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Maybe…

    Author: Chris Haughton

    Interest level: 3-5

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    A cautionary tale about pushing boundaries that strikes a perfect balance between indulging in naughtiness and listening to wise a…

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