You can purchase activities for Gerald McDermott's Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India (10 pages) and Jabuti the Tortoise, A Trickster Tale from the Amazon (11 pages) PLUS Same, Same But Different (7 pages comparing USA to India), All 28 pages available for immediate download for only $12.95! Sharable within your school! Click Here to Download

"... Your teeth may be sharp, but your mind is dull!"

Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India
by Gerald McDermott
Kids Wings Top Flight Book
Mockingbird Award Book 2012-2013

Hungry Crocodile wants to eat chattering Monkey's heart.

Chattering Monkey wants to eat the mangoes growing on the tree on an island. If Monkey asks the crocodile for a ride across the river, he could get all the delicious mangoes he could eat.

What will Crocodile say? If he says "yes," would it help him to get what he wants?

How clever is Monkey?

Crocodile doesn't know it, but Monkey is a TRICKSTER!

Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India is a picture book with fun that may not discourage its readers from taking risks, but it certainly does encourage them to become a clever problem solver. It's a picture book that will be a popular piece of your classroom library in grades K-3!

Internet Extensions for
Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India

Meet Author Gerald McDermott
Biography of Gerald McDermott
What the author says about Trickster Tales

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Order Arrow to the Sun, Gerald McDermott's Caldecott-winning book

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Adventures of Deer Mouse
A Readers Theater Script

Grade K-3 Literary Connections:
More Nature and Science Literature with Literature Guides
Jabuti the Tortoise, A Trickster Tale from the Amazon

The Kids Wings 10-page activity guide for Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India by Gerald McDermott provides fun and learning for grades K-3, perfect for lesson planning and printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!

Activities (see some screen shots below) include:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
2-Page Readers' Theater Introduction
Trickster Crossword Puzzle
Do I Understand?
Back to the Treetops--Maze
Mama Monkey's Mango Treats--Logic Puzzle
Think Like a Monkey! Follow Directions
Monkey's Games
Answer Page

With special thanks to the famous, talented Pix Nin for allowing us to use
his terrific original composition, "The Chase" as our background music!

You can purchase activities for Gerald McDermott's Monkey, A Trickster Tale from India (10 pages) and Jabuti the Tortoise, A Trickster Tale from the Amazon (11 pages) PLUS Same, Same But Different (7 pages comparing USA to India), All 28 pages available for immediate download for only $12.95! Sharable within your school! Click Here to Download


 

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