When Rosie is finally picked for show-and-tell at school, she worries she has nothing special to shareuntil she and her canine companion, Rolland, discover a strange map. They follow it from its starting point in her adventurer grandfather’s study through to a mysterious jungle kingdom, where a secret pyramid houses a monkey king. In his hands is the perfect item to bring to show-and-tell, if Rosie can defend it from bully Freddy Jones. This classically told adventure story is full of peril, excitement, twists and turns. It ends on a heartwarming note, with Rosie gaining appreciation for her grandpa’s adventure-filled past and deeper confidence in herself. The illustrations brim with detail, creating a captivating atmosphere and giving the tale a vintage feel. This rich storybook works as a read-aloud or as a bridge between picture books and chapter books for newly independent readers.