A New York Times Bestselling Book
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
Parents Magazine Best Early Reader of the Year
"A marvel." --The New York Times
"Inventive... fabulously expressive..." --San Francisco Chronicle
Who is Baby Monkey?
He is a baby.
He is a monkey.
He has a job.
He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye!
Baby Monkey can help...
if he can put on his pants!
Baby Monkey's adventures come to life in an exciting blend of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel. With pithy text and over 120 black and white drawings accented with red, it is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers.
Hooray for Baby Monkey!
Brian Selznick's books have garnered countless accolades worldwide, and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the #1 New York Times
bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret
, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning movie Hugo
; and Wonderstruck
, adapted into the eponymous movie by celebrated filmmaker Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Selznick; as well as the New York Times
bestsellers The Marvels
and Baby Monkey, Private Eye
. Most recently, he illustrated the 20th anniversary paperback edition covers of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
David Serlin is a writer, editor, and historian who teaches at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles for adults, as well as the co-author of the highly acclaimed Baby Monkey, Private Eye
Brian and David divide their time between Brooklyn, New York and San Diego, California.