Isla is an 8 year old girl living in England. She is very excited when the circus comes to town as she is a big animal lover. On her way to the circus she sees a sad monkey in a cage. She notices how sad the animals seem at the circus and decides that she wants to leave. Before her family leaves the circus, Isla visits the monkey and gives him her address. The monkey escapes from the circus and spends a day in London before heading out to visit to the little girl who showed him love. This book is best suited for kids 10 and up.