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The precocious sock monkey Uncle Gabby, his innocent pal Mr. Crow, and their tiny doll-friend, Inches, are the heroes of this funny, unsettling, and all-new Sock Monkey storybook. Convinced that their human, Ann-Louise, has been kidnapped by a vicious monster dubbed the Amarok, our heroes bravely venture into the Haunted Woods to rescue her. The epic quest that follows takes them by sea, land, and air through many fantastic lands and introduces a cast of fanciful characters and creatures including the Trumbernick (the pixie shaman of the forest), a giant sea monster, the Guardsmen of Bear Town, and a flock of flying harpies. Beloved by adults and children, Sock Monkey hearkens back to all-ages fantasy-adventure such as The Wizard of Oz or Alice in Wonderland.
Praise for Tony Millionaire:
"Tony Millionaire's Sock Monkey disturbs me for all the right reasons." – Time
"I think Tony Millionaire can only do important things." – Dave Eggers
"Tony Millionaire is one of our true genii." – John Hodgman
"Tony Millionaire is worth a thousand Tony Thousandaires." – Conan O'Brien
"No one rides the edge between charming and demented quite like... Millionaire..."
– Ian Chipman, Booklist
"...evokes the anything-goes child-logic found in
darker fairy tales and the Oz stories with a pinch of
Lewis Carroll thrown in for the sheer bizarreness of
– Publishers Weekly (starred review)