Monkey and Elephant and the Babysitting Adventure

By Carole Lexa Schaefer
Illustrated by Galia Bernstein

“Babysitting isn’t as easy as it seems. . . . Fans of the earlier titles will delight in Monkey and Elephant’s last escapade.” School Library Journal

When Monkey’s cousin MeeMee tells Monkey and Elephant she needs someone to watch her three babies for an afternoon, the two friends volunteer. But Monkey and Elephant don’t quite know what to expect. Will babysitting be hard? Will they need some rules? Will they be any good at it? And when some old baddies show up, will the two babysitters know what to do? Beginning readers will recognize the conflicting feelings that come with trying new things even as they delight in the antics of this unlikely pair of friends.

  • The fifth and final Monkey and Elephant adventure -- now a Sparks paperback!
  • A sweetly humorous and gently reassuring story that is pitch-perfect for the emergent reader.
  • Written by an early education specialist.

About the author

Carole Lexa Schaefer is the author of many acclaimed books for children, including Down in the Woods at Sleepytime, illustrated by Vanessa Cabban, and the first four books about Monkey and Elephant. Carole Lexa Schaefer lives on Camano Island, in Washington State.

About the illustrator

Galia Bernstein was born and raised in Israel and is a graduate of Parsons The New School for Design. She is the illustrator of many books for children, including the first four Monkey and Elephant books. Galia Bernstein lives in Brooklyn, New York.

ISBN: 9780763697815
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2017
Dimensions: 152 x 228mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $11.99
New Zealand RRP: $13.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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