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Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed


  • This is a natural for younger story hours, and can also be used with beginning readers. Whether sublimely happy or ridiculously goofy, Christelow’s expressive monkeys pack a lot of appeal.
    – School Library Journal


  • Arnold, Tedd. No Jumping on the Bed. Dial, 1987.
  • Arnold, Tedd. Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name. Scholastic, 2004.
  • Hoberman, Mary Ann. There Once Was a Man Named Michael Finnegan. Little, Brown, 2001.
  • Anholt, Catherine, and Laurence Anholt. Chimp and Zee. Putnam, 2001.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Bake a Birthday Cake. Clarion, 2004, c1992.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Go Shopping. Clarion, 2007.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree. Clarion, 1991.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-and-Seek. Clarion, 2004.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car. Clarion, 2000.
  • Christelow, Eileen. Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do. Clarion, 2004, c1996.
  • Dewdney, Anna. Llama Llama Red Pajama. Viking, 2005. (And others in the Llama, Llama series.)
  • Diakitée Baba Waguée The Hatseller and the Monkeys. Scholastic, 1999.
  • Goode, Diane. Monkey Mo Goes to Sea. Blue Sky/Scholastic, 2002.
  • Gravett, Emily. Monkey and Me. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
  • Johnson, Paul Brett. Little Bunny Foo Foo. Scholastic, 2004.
  • Koller, Jackie French. One Monkey Too Many. Scholastic, 1999.
  • Murphy, Jill. Peace at Last. Dial, 1980.
  • Perkins, Al. Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb. Random House, 1969.
  • Raffi. Spider on the Floor. Crown, 1993.
  • Rathmann, Peggy. Good Night, Gorilla. Putnam, 1994.
  • Rathmann, Peggy. 10 Minutes Till Bedtime. Putnam, 1998.
  • Rey, H. A. Curious George. Houghton Mifflin, 1993, c1941.
  • Slobodkina, Esphyr. Caps for Sale. HarperCollins, 1947.
  • Taback, Simms. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Viking, 1997.
  • Walton, Rick. So Many Bunnies: A Bedtime ABC and Counting Book. Lothrop, 1998.
  • Westcott, Nadine Bernard. The Lady with the Alligator Purse. Little, Brown, 1988.
  • Yolen, Jane. How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? Scholastic, 2000.