The Monkey with a Bright Blue Bottom

By Steve Smallman, Nick Schon (Illus)


A long time ago, when the world was quite new, a monkey sat watching the birds as they flew. Like feathery rainbows they flashed through the air. When a mischievous monkey discovers a paintbox, he has a brilliant idea, but things don't go quite as Monkey has planned.

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Author Biography

Steve Smallman was born in Cambridgeshire. He has been illustrating books for children for over 25 years and has recently become an author too. Steve also teaches illustration workshops in schools. When he's not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening and walking in the countryside. Nick Schon lives in Luton with his wife and three children. He has worked as an art director at an advertising agency and now illustrates full-time. The Monkey With a Bright Blue Bottom is his first book for Little Tiger Press.