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We have some exciting news! The brilliant John Townsend has performed a fantastic audio recording of one of the stories from his new book: Why Monkeys Live in Trees and Other Stories of the Great Outdoors! You can listen to the extract down below! It’s the perfect story for bedtime!

by Jeannie Brown

John Townsend, is the author of many popular children’s books such as:

Interviews with the ghosts of sparky inventors

Hello Unicorn

My Pet Dragon

He has recently published another book entitled: Why Monkeys Live in Trees and Other Stories of the Great Outdoors.

About the book:

Inspired by traditional folktales from around the world, this series features fantastical, mesmerising tales about how different animals from the jungle, the outback and the Arctic came to resemble the species that we know today. The stories mix humour, suspense, a few scares and charming full colour artwork to spellbinding effect.

The full list of stories from this book include: Why Monkeys Live In Trees, How The Tiger Got Its Stripes, Why The Koala Has No Tail, The Lion and the Hare, How The Chipmunk Got Its Stripes, The Hyena’s Last Laugh, The Mouse Deer and the Tiger, When The Polar Bears Danced.

Buy it: here.

Another book from the series:

The full list of stories from this book includes: How The Bear Lost His Tail, How The Frog Became King of the Marshes, How Kangaroo Got A Tail, Why Owls Stare, Silver Soup and the Sneaky Fox, How The Stag Got His Antlers, How Dogs Became Our Friends, How Raven Brought Light To The Forest.

You can check out this book by clicking: here.

John Townsend has performed a brilliant audio recording of one of the stories from Why Monkeys Live in Trees and Other Stories of the Great Outdoors. Have a listen! Immerse yourself in a fantastic story!

How The Chipmunk Got Its Stripes

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Other books by John Townsend:

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