Two Little Monkeys
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Two Little Monkeys


These monkeys are on the move! A playful, rhyming picture book from an award-winning team.

Two little monkeys playing near a tree, 

One named Cheeky, and one named Chee.

Look out, Cheeky! Look out, Chee!

Someone’s prowling—who could it be?

     Can two clever monkeys outwit a hungry creature who’s on the prowl for a tasty lunch? And just who is this hungry prowler? From bestselling picture book giants Mem Fox and Jill Barton, here is a sweet, surprise-filled story that’s sure to have little ones everywhere leaping with delight!


Book Details:

Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up

Title:Two Little Monkeys
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:32 pages

    Two Little Monkeys Reviews

  • Mary
    Sep 04, 2012

    The rhyme in the story reminded me of the old favorite "two little blackbirds" (and perhaps Fox used that as her model?) and was overall fun and simple, but lacked something. And why was one tree safe...

  • Kirsty Cochrane
    Jan 06, 2015

    A great little rhyming book to entertain younger readers. The language is phrased well and in a way to extend a child's vocabulary. My girls loved it....

  • Jessica
    Nov 27, 2012

    As always Mem Fox dazzles us with her books! This particular book is now my youngest sons favorite thing ever!The repetition of the names Cheeky and Chee is just brilliant! The simple plot line is eas...

  • Mari
    Aug 28, 2012

    Big bold pictures and playful rhyme, repetition and pacing make this one seem perfect for storytime sharing. I have to agree with one of my colleagues, though. It didn't make sense to me why jumping f...

  • Linda K.
    Dec 30, 2014

    This book appeals to my almost three year old grandson in a way that is surprising. It was renewed twice from our local library.. The second renewal was done when Orion, our grandson, went with Grandp...

  • Bridget R. Wilson
    Sep 07, 2012

    Two little monkeys are playing when something makes them hide in a tree. What are they hiding from?What I thought: This is a fun book. The language is great. My story time kids always notice rhyming b...

  • Joella
    Jul 18, 2012

    I mostly love this book. It's about two monkeys who get away from a large spotted cat. I like the rhymes. I like the illustrations. I just don't like how there isn't an overall picture of when the mon...

  • Maddypictures
    May 17, 2012

    Delightful! A simple rhyming text and two sweet little grey monkeys, Cheeky and Chee avoid a jaguar. Lovely, full-color double-spread illustrations feature lots of soft tans, blues and greens. Keep a ...

  • Rosa
    Jul 24, 2012

    Two little monkeys hide and jump around a tree to stay away from an unknown predator. I did find myself wondering who the predator was. It made me a little bit annoyed and I wondered if that would mak...

  • Barbara
    Jan 29, 2013

    Cheeky and Chee, two monkeys, are having fun when they must head for a tree to stay safe from something scary. Readers don't know at first what they are worried about, but then they quickly see how wi...

About Mem Fox

Mem Fox

Mem Fox was born in Australia, grew up in Africa, studied drama in England, and returned to Adelaide, Australia in 1970, where she has lived with her husband, Malcolm, and daughter Chloë, happily ever after.Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. Her first book, Possum Magic, is the best selling children’s book ever in Australia, with sales of over three million. And in th