Baby Monkey loves bananas. When he finds a huge bunch he decides to share it with his brothers and sisters but getting the bunch home proves more difficult than he thinks. On the way he is made to first give away half, then he loses half of what is left and half again of the remainder. The main Mathematics links in this story are sharing and dividing. The story can be used to introduce the principle of fractions without using the word 'fraction', but still making sure the concept is clearly understood.