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Marta Altés shows children how to draw a Little Monkey

Here's an easy-peasy guide to drawing an adorable little monkey with your child – just like the character from Marta Altés' fun and funny picture book.

Marta Altes, author of Little Monkey: 'Picture books are magic because the real story is made up in your mind'

Marta Altés is the author-illustrator behind Little Monkey: the picture book that we're giving out free to 700,000 children in England this autumn. She talks about how that feels, as well as the message of Little Monkey and how she identifies with her character!

5 ways to have a lot of fun reading with your child

Whether your child has a favourite book they want to read over and over (and over) again, or you just want some ideas to keep them interested in a new book, here are some tips on how to make the most of your time reading together.

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