The Monkey Who Fell From The Future

By Ross Welford

The hilarious, moving and adventure-packed new novel for readers of 9 and up from Ross Welford, the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of Time Travelling with a Hamster

The year is 2425. Centuries after a catastrophic meteor collision, nature has retaken the earth. In a small town in what was once England, young Ocean Mooney and the monkey-owning Duke Smiff have just dug up a 400 year-old tablet computer.

Meanwhile, in the present day, Thomas Reeve and his genius cousin Kylie create the Time Tablet – a device which they hope will allow them to communicate with the future.

But when the Time Tablet malfunctions live on television, Thomas and Kylie are sucked into the year 2425 – and have only 24 hours to return home, and save the future of humanity…

Format: Paperback
Ageband: from 9
Release Date: 16 Feb 2023
Pages: 320
ISBN: 978-0-00-854474-4
Ross Welford was a journalist and television producer before becoming a full-time writer. He lives in London with his wife, children, a border collie and several tropical fish.


”'The gripping suspense truly makes time fly… the book’s heart and humour are hard to resist.” - Piers Torday, author of The Last Wild

”'Extremely clever and totally engaging.” - The Irish Times

”'Intelligent, well crafted and impressive.” - Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

”'Touching, silly and exciting by turns, this thrilling little book is an inventive take on time travel for children. Sure to be a hit with fans of R.J. Palacio's Wonder… an unforgettable, madcap story from a bright new talent in Children’s fiction.” - Waterstones

”'A touching tale of family, grief and love.” - Daily Express