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Motorcycle Monkeys Lets You Share Your Passion for Riding With Kids

Mimi and Moto book introduces motorcycling to children

11/18/2020

Editor's note: This original book review was posted on 11/18/2016. Nancy Gerloff and Mark Augustyn have another Mimi and Moto book titled "Mimi and Moto Ride The Alphabet," which has been added to this story. Both books are available for purchase on the company's web site, as well as children's and adult T-shirts sporting the cute duo. Use code WRN2020 to save 20% off your order until January 19, 2021.

The Adventures of Mimi and Moto: The Motorcycle Monkeys is a children’s motorcycle book that is a fun way for adults to share their love of riding with their young family members.

mimi and moto monkey childrens books hardcover
Mimi and Moto are darling monkeys, female and male, who each ride a motorcycle. Both books feature the colorfully illustrated monkeys on a variety of different kinds of motorcycles, always sporting ATGATT (All The Gear, All The Time).

motorcycle monkeys book cover
The original cute story shares four lessons about motorcycling that motorcycle riders will want to share with their little family members.

The book was written by the husband and wife team of Nancy Gerloff and Mark Augustyn. Nancy says, “We created Mimi and Moto to help parents and grandparents share their passion for riding motorcycles with their children and grandchildren. The book is geared for ages 1 and up and young readers. We hope it becomes the ‘first’ motorcycle book families introduce to their children.”

“We were inspired by our infant daughter when she began looking through the American Motorcyclist magazines we had at home,” says Mark. He adds, “Through the playful and charming characters of Mimi and Moto, we want riders to share important lessons with their children and grandchildren.

motorcycle monkeys book inside mimi and moto
We love the adorable Mimi and Moto characters artfully illustrated by Esteban Alvarado.

motorcycle monkeys book inside street
The text is simple and easy to read. And the illustrations are large and colorful so that even babies will be engaged.

The four lessons in the book are: 1) motorcycling is fun, 2) safety always comes first, 3) girls and boys ride, and 4) there are many different kinds of motorcycles.

Riding the success of the first book, Nancy and Mark debuted their new release at the 2019 AIMExpo, winning WRN’s award for “Best Off-The-Bike Product.” Mimi and Moto Ride The Alphabet is just as adorable as the first book. Colorful illustrations of Mimi and Moto and their family and friends represent all aspects of motorcycling, covering hill climbs, motocross, choppers, dual-sports, vintage bikes, and so much more.

mimi and moto monkey childrens books hardcover alphabet
Each page features a letter of the alphabet, using it in several motorcycle-related terms and phrases in a fun easy-to-understand way.


Educational and inspiring, Mimi and Moto Ride The Alphabet helps girls and boys learn to read while sparking their motorcycle imaginations. We particularly like how safety-conscious the duo is, as their wonderfully vibrant gear match their equally colorful motorcycles. Non-gender biased, both Mimi and Moto ride with both Mom and Dad’s full support.

WRN highly recommends these books for all young people no matter what their interest—let’s get our little ones excited about two-wheeled possibilities while learning to read!

The hardcover books retail for $14.99 each or you can choose a two-book bundle for $24.99 and are available on the MimiAndMoto.com website. To learn more visit MimiAndMoto.com




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