Marty and Lenny is an encouraging story about the power of kindness.
Marty is a sweet, helpful monkey with lovely manners. Lenny is the complete opposite! He is a mean and selfish lion with bad manners and disgusting habits. After a memorable encounter with Lenny, Marty decides that things need to change. Join Marty as he makes a brave choice that changes EVERYTHING!
A monkey with manners? Are you surprised? You shouldn’t be, he’s a nice guy! Marty the Monkey is polite and responsible, but Lenny the Lion is rude and incorrigible! With an impolite attitude that just won’t end, what can Marty do about his naughty lion friend?
Marty the monkey knows how important it is to have good behavior because what he does can have an effect on those around him. But Marty knows that Lenny the lion does not understand this because he is really mean to other kids at school and even farts on purpose! Marty doesn’t know what to do. But then, he gets a bright idea! He can be his friend. Marty finds out that by being a good pal to Lenny, he can help him to understand how rewarding it can be to treat others better.
This is a fun children’s book that teaches kids good manners. It is humorous and well written in perfect rhyme. It has attractive images that will appeal to both young and older kids. But best of all, it enforces the golden rule: treat others as you would want to be treated. It shows children that it is important not just to have manners, but to be kind and thoughtful, too.
This is written by an experienced primary school teacher who knows her stuff. By reading this book, kids will learn to be considerate, polite, and kind. Funny and charming, Marty and Lenny is a wonderful book that your kiddo will be asking to read again and again! Highly recommended by Book Bug Out.