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Thimble Monkey Superstar

by Jon Blake

Illustrated by Martin Chatterton

£5.99 Buy now from the Firefly BuzzShop

Part of our must-have Dragonfly Series for 7-10s 

Shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards 2017 

Selected for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017 and Toppsta Summer Reading Guide 2017

Life is never boring now that Jams and his family have a monkey to look after. Jams and his mum love Thimble, but Dad is determined to get rid of him - to a zoo, a school, even a demolition site. But when Jams and his dad are in mortal danger, Thimble proves once and for all why he is a Monkey Superstar! Thimble is very clever and very naughty - and just the best friend Jams has been waiting for. 


‘Madcap humour, corny one-liners and ludicrous situations abound in this light-hearted chapter book… The illustrations are suitably wild and wacky and the short, snappy text make this an accessible and fast-paced adventure.’ BookTrust

‘It’s very funny and the text positively bristles with jokes and snappy one-liners, the butt of most of them being Jams’ hapless dad. Nicely divided into satisfying chapters and full of Martin Chatterton’s wonderful bug-eyed illustrations, this is easy and addictive reading.’ Andrea Reece, Lovereading4kids


'A charming & funny book' Toppsta review


'This book is a must' Toppsta review

and don't miss the hilarious sequel Thimble Holiday Havoc