Monkeys in Jungle

Angie Sage, Author Dutton Books $9.95 (28p) ISBN 978-0-525-44466-4
The animals are marching home through the jungle in formation. One by one, different animals break away from the group to seek specific habitats. ``There are monkeys in the jungle. There are hippos by the pool. There are tigers in the grasslands. And lions keeping cool.'' To underground burrows and treetop homes they disperse; readers are invited to search for the colorful group on a long gatefold page. On the flip side of the gatefold, the animals reveal themselves with a resounding ``BOO!'' and readers can check to see how many animals they correctly identified. The cheerful illustrations make good use of white space, with crisp-looking, slightly abtract paintings of the animals in deep pastels. This is a good selection for lap reading. Ages 2-5. (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 02/27/1989
Release date: 03/01/1989
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