Funny monkey Jim Panzee, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, tries to show emerging readers how to get rid of a bad mood.Grumpy Monkey Jim Panzee wakes up one morning and decides that it's time for a new Jim. He asks his jungle friends to get him so mad that he can get rid of all his grumpy feelings and will be grumpy monkey no more. It seems to work until his friend Norman reminds Jim that it's best just to be himself, grumps and all. Easy-to-read words and colorful illustrations will hook young readers on the lifelong habit of reading. Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.