This title forms part of the Little Library programme, which consists of a Literacy Kit, Numeracy Kit and Life Skills Kit. These were developed to respond to a need for high-quality, indigenous books for the younger members of our communities, and have been successfully used in schools for the last ten years. This title is found in the updated, OBE version of the Little Library Maths Kit, now called the Little Library Numeracy Kit. The Numeracy Kit keeps seven of the best stories, and introduces five new ones – all of them trialled in classrooms around the country. Baby Monkey’s bananas tells the story of a baby monkey who finds a huge bunch of bananas, and how he struggles to get it home to share it with his family. Mathematics concepts: sharing and dividing. The story can also be used to introduce the principle of fractions without using the word ‘fraction’.