Fred is very forgetful. It’s a good thing his friend Monkey is around to help him remember what he was about to do. But wait—Fred wasn’t going to ride a unicycle upside down, and he definitely wasn’t going to wrestle a rhino. . . . Will Fred remember what he was doing before he peels one million bananas for Monkey?
From the creator of Lazy Dave comes a humorous story about a forgetful elephant who may not be as forgetful as he seems!
Whenever Fred, the forgetful elephant, is stymied into inactivity, the red monkey (with ink-drawn fuzz on the forehead that has the look of devil horns—probably not a coincidence) imagines mischievous activities for him. In a running dialogue, printed in black for the monkey and red for Fred, the monkey tells Fred that he was about to “ride a unicycle upside down,” “drink swamp water,” “go for a swim ...
Humorous but mean-spirited, this story about clever mind control that is only stopped by brute force is an unnecessary addition to the picture-book shelf. (Picture book. 4-6)
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