The Turtle and the Monkey (Paul Galdone Nursery Classic) (Paperback)

The Turtle and the Monkey (Paul Galdone Nursery Classic) By Joanna C. Galdone, Paul Galdone Cover Image

The Turtle and the Monkey (Paul Galdone Nursery Classic) (Paperback)


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Turtle needs Monkey's help in getting the banana tree out of the river, but she's sorry later when greedy Monkey demands more than his share of the fruit.

Joanna C. Galdone is the author of many children’s books, including The Tailypo: A Ghost Story, and the daughter of acclaimed author and illustrator Paul Galdone.

Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. He illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote. The winner of two Caldecott Honors, Mr. Galdone is fondly remembered for his lively style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.

Product Details ISBN: 9780395544259
ISBN-10: 0395544254
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 24th, 1990
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Paul Galdone Nursery Classic

"This Philippine tale is told in a direct style which effectively allows Paul Galdone's illustrations to convey the emotional strife between the two characters." NATE-Language Arts —