Sonny the Monkey

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Sonny the Monkey has been described as "a magical combination of Appalachian storytelling and woodcarving artistry." Written by Mike Norris with carved illustrations by renowned folk artist Minnie Adkins, the book includes a musical version of the tale so Sonny's adventures can be read or sung.

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Mike Norris
A native of Eastern Kentucky, Mike Norris has been writing songs since age 10. His compositions have been recorded by country, folk, and bluegrass artists. He has had short stories and poems published and has been a staff musician at the Hindman Settlement School Appalachian Folk Week for many years. He is the father of Cari and John Norris, also songwriters and musicians, and lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his wife, Carmen.

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Minnie Adkins
Minnie Adkins, who has been carving since she was five years old, is one of America's best known folk artists. Among many honors, she has won the Folk Art Society of America Distinguished Artist Award, the Centre College Norton Award, and the Morehead University Appalachian Treasure Award. Her work is part of many permanent collections including the Huntington Museum of Art; the Kentucky Folk Art Center; and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has illustrated another children's book, Bright Blue Rooster and lives in Isonville, Kentucky.

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