What Is Inside This Box? (Monkey and Cake #1)
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Tallec
Meet Monkey and Cake.
Cake has lots of questions. Monkey
has lots of answers.
They are silly. They are curious.
Sometimes they fight.
But Monkey and Cake are always best friends.
Monkey and Cake cannot agree what’s inside Monkey’s
mysterious box. Is it a kitty? Is it a dinosaur? How will they
find out… and what do you think is inside? From the #1
New York Times bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit
and The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, Drew Daywalt,
and illustrator Olivier Tallec, comes a fresh new duo Monkey
and Cake. With Daywalt’s signature quirky style, Monkey and Cake
invites readers to laugh along and let their imaginations
Praise for What Is Inside THIS Box? (Monkey and Cake): * "On the theory that it's never too early to start considering the deep questions... eventually, in easy-to-follow steps, [Cake] comes around to the only logical position: that whatever is or is not in the box is more a matter of belief than something provable." -- Booklist, starred review "EXUBERANT, EXPRESSIVE AND FULL OF PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY... 4- to 8-year-olds will practice not only simple sentences but also a thought experiment... in a humorous coda, readers discover what seems to be the impossible truth." --- The Wall Street Journal "Daywalt (The Day the Crayons Quit) and Tallec (This Book Will Not Be Fun) have crafted a delightful, philosophical romp that will please and intrigue beginning readers.... Funny and thought-provoking. A definite purchase for beginning reader collections." --- School Library Journal Praise for The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors * "Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." -- Booklist, starred review * "The sort of story that makes children love to read." -- School Library Journal, starred review Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit Amazon's 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award * "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review "Utterly original." -- San Francisco Chronicle Praise for This Book Will Not Be Fun, illustrated by Olivier Tallec: * "Tallec's artwork... is impeccably turned out." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
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