I bought this for my infant son a couple weeks ago but didn t read it to him until todayBasically a chimp named Jim Panzee et it wakes up in a bad mood and his friend Norman won t let him enjoy it in peace Norman drags Jim all over the jungle trying to cheer him up until he Carson Pirie Scott: Louis Sullivan and the Chicago Department Store gets into a fight with a porcupine and winds up in a bad mood himselfI didn t see that twist at the end coming I like that the book ended with both Jim Panzee and Norman pissed off Norman trying to cheer Jim up reminded me of how we treat people with depression like they just need to drink water oro outside or somethingThe illustrations were Charting an Empire: Geography at the English Universities 1580-1620 great I ve subjected myself to some shitty children s books the last three months but this one was pretty cool Four out of five pissed off chimps Jim Panzee what a character He srumpy but he won t acknowledge itEvery one of us has been where Jim is And then we ve felt crappy about bringing everyone else down This is such a Chameleon Hours great wake up call to realize how our moods affect others bothood and bad Poppy Dad I m mad at youDad Poppy are you pretending to be Chicago Architecture (Architecture Urbanism) grumpy so that you can pretend to be notrumpyPoppy YesDad I thought so What did you Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide guys think about the bookEleanor Uh I liked itPoppy I loved itGwen It wasoodDad Gwen you know I thought about you the
most while I read this bookGwen Oh Um Cool Poppy did you know that on Monday you re oing while I read this bookGwen Oh Um Cool Poppy did you know that on Monday you re oing see me in a playDad Do you know whyGwen Um because I m sometimes Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919 grumpy IuessDad Not reallyGwen WhatDad That s not really the reasonGwen What is itDad You often like to hide your feelings When you are Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More grumpy you don t like to talk about why you rerumpy You re not Classic Rough News grumpy very much but when you are you don t like to talk about it Do you agreeGwen Um a little bit Iuess YeahDad Poppy you said loved the bookPoppy YesDad WhyPoppy Because it was the best Well not the best but it was so Class and Conformity: A Study in Values - With a Reassessment (Midway Reprint) good It was funny he said I m NOT GRUMPY And he says it weirdDad El what about youEleanor I liked the book especially when it said Maybe you should dance And dad you checked last time we read it and it was the porcupine that said it And THEN it was Norman who danced with the porcupine but ended up falling on itDad Yeah that was aood catch by you It s weird that you re the only one who can t see the pictures and yet you re the only one out of all of us who caught that That Norman took the porcupine up on his offer El Laughing That s funnyDad Yeah It was a Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools good text to text connection I liked the book because I sometimeset annoyed too when I m Common People: The History of An English Family grumpy and everybody is asking me why I mrumpy Can t I just be Citizens and Paupers: Relief, Rights, and Race, from the Freedmen's Bureau to Workfare grumpy sometimes Monkey lives in the beautiful jungles One day he wakes uprumpy and he knows somethings off Everyone is asking him what s wrong and he s tired of everyone on him So he s rumpy let it be He blows up and finally he s able to realize that it s a
day to be rumpyIt s a Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity great story about sometimes we just have to sit our feelings One of my favorite things about Whinnie the Pooh is how they include Eeyore They don t expect him to be happy he can join theroup and still be sad and that s okay I just love that I think this story too was etting at that Sometimes it A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelingsand the danger in suppressing themJim the chimpanzee is in a terrible mood for no ood reason His friends can’t understand it how can he be in a bad mood when it’s SUCH a beautifu.
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TO EAT OLD MEAT BY THE SCAVENGER MARABOU STORK old meat by scavenger Marabou stork to name a fewUltimately he blows up at everyone and huffs off by himself where he finally realizes he just needs to be rumpy right nowEverything about this book delighted me Max Lang s illustrations are just epic He has to have done Disney animator levels of observation to so perfectly capture the various animals portrayed here The titular rumpy monkey is so hugely alive on every single page and rumpier and Creating Chicago's North Shore: A Suburban History grumpier until his final hilarious explosion of epicrumpitude Lang walks this very fine line between a very innocent cartoony style and super realism with the way his animals move He Couplings gets so much character to come through in each picture His colors are incredibly bright and everything has a wonderful joy and energy to it We ve read this multiple times in my house in the last few weeks and the whole idea of letting yourself feel whatever you re feeling rather than trying to fight it has really resonated with my littlest one Every time we finish it he throws up his arms and says sometimes you just need to berumpy Now if the Langs would just write a book on the merits of room cleaning or not throwing solid objects directly at your brother s head Grumpy Monkey is a reat conversation starter about how it is okay to not have a ood day as long as you do not hurt someone s feelings Author Suzanne Lang tells of how Jim Panzee is having a pretty tough day but he does not want to admit it when asked by his various animal friends He decides instead to pretend that everything is fine and smiles to mask his true feelings However he ends up feeling worse because he is not being true to himself Even as adults we understand the dangers of hiding our feelings and putting on a front Only after acknowledging his true feelings to his friend Norman does Jim begin to slowly feel betterWe all have rough moments Occasionally we have rough days It is important that we allow ourselves to have these moments and be honest with ourselves about them However we must also ensure that we do not use these D'Albuquerque's Children: Performing Tradition in Malaysia's Portuguese Settlement grumpy feelings to treat others poorly The story ends by leaving us with another powerful message it isood to have someone we love and trust to share our feelings withSpecial shout out to Max Lang who provides the beautiful illustrations that help drive the narrative I want to be Grumpy Monkey s friend Heck I AM Grumpy Monkey 910 of the time Picture books are deceiving They hide big stories within their little bindings This is a story we all need to hear it s okay to feel your feelings lean into them as long as you don t hurt others in the process Norman the Desire and Truth: Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels gorilla s butt bandaged hanging with Jim therumpy monkey at the end is classic Look closely at the photos for hilarious side stories the snake hugging his meal on one page the snake fat hanging from a branch on the next. O this very important lesson This picture book is an excellent case study in the dangers of putting on a happy face and demonstrates to kids that they are allowed to feel their feelings though they should be careful of hurting others in the proces.