“No More Biscuits” – a cute book for littlies & we made the Magic Monkey Bananas


No More Biscuits is a sweet book by Paeony Lewis which is aimed at preschoolers – 6 year olds.  Florence and her stuffed Monkey, Arnold, try anything to get “just one more biscuit”, sound familiar?  It’s a cute story about how they try all sorts of things to get another biscuit and Mum holds the line at NO through out some very imaginative negotiation tactics.  No wins out in the end but some “Magic Monkey Bananas” are made instead – the recipe is included at the back of the book and we have tried it out ourselves to great success!

Here is a link through to The Book Depository where you could buy your own copy if you like.* And here is what happened when we made ours!

The styled shot


 What really happened…


*I have joined the Book Depository Affiliate Program
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6 comments on ““No More Biscuits” – a cute book for littlies & we made the Magic Monkey Bananas

  1. Tash @ Gift Grapevine
    March 26, 2016 at 1:19 am

    “Just one more biscuit” sounds very familiar – except for this Easter weekend I can replace “biscuit” with “chocolate”! This sounds like a lovely book and I love how they even included a recipe at the end. Bravo on your own magic monkey bananas. Considering there were sprinkles and kids involved, it looks very clean!

    • Vicki
      March 28, 2016 at 10:35 pm

      The mess was out of camera lens range it was definitely there but we did it on the deck outside so I hosed it off!!! Hope you had a great Easter

  2. Shannon @ Oh Creative Day
    March 26, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    I need to take tips from the Mum in this book!
    Love a book that inspires real-life follow-on activities.
    Thanks so much for linking up xx

    • Vicki
      March 28, 2016 at 10:36 pm

      My pleasure Shannon and the girls really loved doing this too.

  3. peregrination
    March 27, 2016 at 2:43 am

    It’s a hidden cookbook!!!! I love that! How clever: an educational and cookbook at the same time! Thanks for linking Vicki! xx cathy

    • Vicki
      March 28, 2016 at 10:36 pm

      It’s a bit of a gem of a book! The girls loved it when we made the Magic Bananas

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