Monkey Photo
Monkey Photo
Monkey Photo
Monkey Photo
Monkey Photo

Monkey Photo

Gita Wolf, Swarna Chitrakar Monkey lives in a jungle that tourists love to visit. But he’s getting tired of them taking pictures of him all the time – and he never gets to see any of them! So he decides to help himself to a camera and swing around the jungle surprising friends and foes… Illustrated by Swarna Chitrakar in the brilliant Patua folk style from West Bengal, and with text by Gita Wolf, Monkey Photo records jungle life at its hilarious best.

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Weight 110.0 g
Dimensions 280 × 185 mm








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Portuguese (Brazil)

Manati Produções Editoriais

Portuguese (Europe)

Edicare Editora

Gita Wolf

Gita Wolf

Gita Wolf started Tara Books, as an independent publishing house based in India. An original and creative voice in contemporary Indian publishing, Gita Wolf is known for her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book and has written and over twenty books for children and adults. Several have won major international awards and been translated into multiple languages. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.


Swarna Chitrakar

Hailing from West Bengal in India, Swarna was trained in the traditional Patua form of folk art by her father and uncle. Despite marrying into a family that disapproved of women painting, Swarna – with support from her husband – went on to become an extremely successful artist.Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

jonathan yamakami

Jonathan Yamakami

Jonathan Yamakami is a graphic designer from São Paulo, Brazil who currently lives in Washington DC. He received an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013, and his work has been featured by NPR, the New York Times and AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers. Jonathan is particularly interested in exploring new ways of presenting and conceiving of the book. Click here to discover his other Tara Books.