Then the second child came along and with him any free time to read for hours on end flew out the door. Oh, he’ll manage to sit still for maybe one….very short….book and he’ll sit through a bit longer one if he knows what comes next is lights out, but gone are the days when we’d sit snuggled in my bed and read book, after book, after book until I was hoarse or one of us fell asleep, whichever came first.
In honor of this fun book I made a recipe for the one thing monkeys like the most……bananas, of course! Not just any ‘ol banana recipe mind you…no, no, no…..fried bananas. Would monkeys like that? My monkeys like that and Mama and Papa monkey are especially fond of the boozy, Kahlúa-laced coffee sauce that goes along with them.
Does your little ones love monkeys? Here’s some other good monkey-themed books for toddlers from our friends over at Zoobean: