Monkess the Homunculus is a children's graphic novel/picture book aimed at ages 3-8, though adults seem to resonate with the story as well. Monkess celebrates friendship and adventure and the entire mystery of life. It's 48 pages and can be read to children in about seven minutes.
This is the story of a little girl homunculus who was made over a century ago in a scientific installation on a small island in the South Pacific. Monkess is buoyant and adventurous and loves her experience of life and engages it with gusto.
Watch a video reading of the entire book: https://vimeo.com/125881408