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Read about Monty's adventures as he explores Cape Town and beyond!

Over 40 000 Monty books have been enjoyed by children worldwide. Developing a love of reading is one of the most precious gifts to give a child. Ali Corbett wrote the Monty books for her children and they've been beloved by little ones ever since. Educational and environmentally-focused, they open up the Cape for kids, with a different part of Cape Town explored in every book. 



Join Monty Mongoose and his friends as they explore the beautiful garden at Kirstenbosch and go on some wonderful adventures.



A special surprise awaits Monty and friends in this gorgeous tale of courage and kindness in the Kirstenbosch garden.



Monty goes on holiday to Boulders Beach in Simon's Town. He meets a naughty little penguin called Portly and gets up to mischief.

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Table Mountain

Our favourite mongoose ascends to the top of one of the wonders of the world... and has an epic time of course!

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Monty Mongoose rescues an egg from a naughty snake and then puts it into the wrong nest. He rides a hippo and meets all sorts of

Each book in the Monty series is R35 or you can order Monty Gets Lost, Picnic with the Penguins, Monty on Table Mountain and Monty's Rondevelei Rescue for R100

"Hello, I'm Ali. I started to write stories about Monty when my children were little.

I grew up with a mother who loved telling stories - I am currently working on a short story book for my first grandchild."

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