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A simplified board book edition of the classic Bright and Early Book featuring a band of musical monkeys who introduce babies and toddlers to hands, fingers, thumbs—and drums!
The dancing, prancing monkey musicians in this Bright & Early Board Book will have kids (and their lucky parents) drumming and humming along with the story as they learn to identify their hands, fingers, and thumbs. Written in rollicking rhyme, this simplified board book edition of Al Perkins' beloved Beginner Book is ideal for reading out loud, as well as introducing kids to the joys of making music!
About the Author
Al Perkins was the author of several Bright and Early Books and Beginner Books, among them Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb; and The Ear Book. Perkins passed away in 1975.
Eric Gurney (1910–1992) was a well-known artist, cartoonist, and illustrator. Born in Canada, he later came to work for Walt Disney Studios in 1938, where he collaborated on Bambi and Pinocchio, among other films. He received a National Cartoonist Society Award for his work twice. He books include The Digging-est Dog, and Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb.