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Monkeys Love to Eat

Monkeys Love to Eat

Trevor Lai



Young monkey siblings work together to make a meal but run into trouble when their different tastes collide in Monkeys Love to Eat, a sweet, playful picture book from Trevor Lai.

Mealtime with the Monkey siblings is never easy.

Milo likes crunchy food.
Mimi likes sweet food.
And Max only wants to eat bananas.

How will they make a meal together?

Find out as these three picky eaters discover that cooperation and creativity may cook up the best meal of all!

An Imprint Book

Praise for Monkeys Love to Eat

"Lai’s vivid digital art is a fusion of Paul Frank and Sanrio, with the black outlines of the monkeys standing out dramatically against the airbrushed backgrounds. The repetition of “crunchy,” “sweet,” and “BANANAS!” is sure to encourage some giggles from listeners, and the simple sans serif font is clear enough to promote reading along." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Tomo Explores the World

“Sure to spark wonder and imagination in young readers… Will likely be a hit with young innovators and explorers.” —School Library Journal

Tomo Takes Flight

"Homing in on the delight of discovery, Lai's second Tomo book encourages readers to get creative when solving problems." —Kirkus Reviews


Trevor Lai

Trevor Lai is an author, an artist, and the CEO/creative director of UP Studios, named by Animation Magazine one of the Top 25 Animation Companies. Although he enjoys speaking around the globe, Trevor can most often be found in Shanghai hunched over his sketches of adorable puppies, pigs, and bears. His picture books include Tomo Explores the World, Tomo Takes Flight, and Monkeys Love to Eat. For more information, visit his website.