Monsieur Eek

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Monsieur Eek is a short novel by playwright David Ives, intended for ages 9–12. It was first published September 1, 2001 by HarperCollins. The book is set in MacOongsafooden, in 1609. It is about a monkey who gets arrested for being a French spy. The book is based on a real law in medieval times that allowed animals to be convicted of crimes.

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Eek the chimp ends up being accused guilty. However, he is rescued and not hanged. MacOongsafooden's population starts to rapidly rise.