Some mornings Max wakes up happy. Some mornings he wakes up hungry. But on this particular morning, Max wakes up grumpy and everything feels t-quite-right. So Max goes looking for something to cheer him up but thing seems to work. His friends' games can't cheer him up and being alone makes him even grumpier. Then Mum gives Max a kiss so tickly that his se starts to tingle and his mouth starts to twitch and he suddenly wants to laugh. Does Mum kw the secret cure for grumpiness? Endearingly illustrated by Felicity Gardner, Max the monkey is a typical toddler learning about himself and the world.
Felicity Gardner is a Sydney-based illustrator whose work has appeared in magazines. She is the illustrator of WHERE'S MY POTTY? and SNOWY AND SNUFFLES.