There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen (pb)

Sheree Fitch

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ISBN: 9781551099941

There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen (pb)

  Author:   Sheree Fitch  
  Artist :   Sydney Smith    
  Publisher:  琉璃社区 Publishing

Willa Wellowby鈥檚 house has been overrun by monkeys. They鈥檙e ballet dancing, playing the bagpipes, listening to the Beatles, and causing mayhem and destruction all over the house and yard. And the more Willa asks them to leave, the more havoc they wreak. She calls the police, the RCMP, the FBI, and Scotland Yard to get rid of these monkeys鈥ut when the Mounties finally show up, it鈥檚 Willa who鈥檚 in trouble!

First published in 1992, There Were Monkeys in My Kitchen won the Canadian Children鈥檚 Book Centre Mr. Christie Award for Best Canadian Children鈥檚 book, ages 8 and under. This new softcover edition will introduce the bestselling book to a whole new generation.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781551099941
Item NB1074
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Published on April 26 2013
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Paperback
Dimensions10(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight135(g)
Sheree Fitch鈥檚 first two books, Toes in My Nose (1987) and Sleeping Dragons All Around (1989), launched her career as a poet, rhymster, and a 鈥渒ind of Canadian female Dr. Seuss.鈥 Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian children鈥檚 literature since then, including the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to her credit, including her bestselling and critically praised adult novel, Kiss the Joy As It Flies (2008). Fitch's home base is the East Coast of Canada. Visit her at:

Sydney Smith has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children's books, including Mabel Murple, Toes in my Nose, and There Were Monkeys in my Kitchen. In 2015, he was awarded the Governor General's Award among various other accolades. Originally from Nova Scotia, he now lives in Toronto with his wife and son.

Award Winners & Nominees

Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award for English Fiction