Monkey In A Barrel Books

Nimmi Don’t (because she is always being told – ‘don’t’)
Heavy – Boned
Between 6 and 7 years old
  • Nimmi is a spoilt little girl who likes to get her own way; she can’t handle change in routine; she also happens to have down syndrome  
  • Her favourite things to do are: eat chocolates with bubbles inside, go shopping on Saturdays, and repeat things 
  • Her most special thing is a locket which has pictures of her last birthday party with mum, nan, and herself; she finds looking at the pictures calms her down.
  • Her family are mum, who is a nurse, and nan who is always there to help when mum is at work 
  • When she is upset, she likes to take out her frustrations on unsuspecting animals.