A fun and frantic chapter book by Kate Irwin for Egmont's blue banana series. A wacky story about a baboon who escapes from the zoo. Baboons can be so mean! When he falls out with his best friend, Alfie the baboon thinks he'd be better off living with humans. After all, they're never mean and they never argue. Or do they ...? Blue bananas are chapter books for children learning to read, suitable for NC Level 2 readers. They are carefully designed educational books for children, supporting their understanding of how to read and develop vocabulary. Blue bananas uses speech bubbles to aid understanding of dialogue and the text encourages children to explore the feelings of characters.