Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Words to know -- Tickled toes -- Humorous history -- Funny face -- Sleepy smiles -- Contagious cackling -- A chimp connection -- No fair! -- Pet sounds -- Learn more -- Index.
Grades 3 to 5.
Different people find different things funny. Monkeys have been compared to humans in many ways, but this volume explores what makes a monkey chuckle. Readers will learn about the emotions behind a monkey's laughter. Is their panting as they play an indication that they are having fun? Do chimpanzees laugh when they are tickled? Readers won t be able to suppress a smile as they learn all about the side-splitting sides of a monkey s emotions. Full-color photos will show monkeys at their funniest. A Words to Know section will help them master new vocabulary. Further Reading will inspire readers to learn more about animals and their emotions.