When Clyde gets excited and hyper, he brings a whole new meaning to "monkeying around!"
This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!
Clyde is an energetic student who just can't sit still. After eating a banana that has been zapped by lasers on his class field trip to the science museum Clyde starts to feel weird. Now every time he gets hyper, he transforms into a monkey! Only with the help of his twin sister, Claudia, can Monkey Clyde stay out of trouble.
Whenever Clyde gets excited, he changes from an average elementary school student into a high-energy monkey. This causes Clyde a lot of trouble at school. But what happens when Clyde gets a new neighbor? And that neighbor turns out to be the school principal. Will Clyde be able to stay calm at home?
Timothy Roland is a former elementary school teacher, has worked as a corporate design artist, and now writes and illustrates children’s literature full-time. His stories, illustrations and comics have appeared in over a dozen magazines (including Highlights for Children and The Saturday Evening Post). His published books include the Detective Dan series, Ten Hungry Mice, Come Down Now, Flying Cow!, and the Comic Guy series.