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Gorilla

Gorilla

Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father's too busy to take her to the zoo - or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla - but is disappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she's got is just a toy one. But then s... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781406352337
Barcode 9781406352337
Published 1 October 2013 by Walker Books
Format Paperback, 30th Anniversary ed
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Author(s) Illustrated by Browne, Anthony
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ISBN-13 9781406352337
ISBN-10 1406352330
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 October 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 30th Anniversary ed
Edition 30th Anniversary ed
Author(s) Illustrated by Browne, Anthony
Category General Picture Books
Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 290mm
Height: 226mm
Spine: 4mm
Weight 215g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Gorilla, Pictorial works, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code NZ505349

Description of this Book

Celebrate 30 years of the classic award-winning picture book in this stunning new edition. Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father's too busy to take her to the zoo - or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla - but is disappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she's got is just a toy one. But then something extraordinary happens...the toy turns into a real gorilla, who puts on her father's hat and coat and takes her off for a magical visit to the zoo...This is a celebratory 30th anniversary edition with a glorious new cover! It is winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review One of the best picture books for the over-threes I've seen in a long time. (Practical Parenting)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Anthony Browne is an internationally acclaimed author/illustrator who has won many prizes for his work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000 for his services to children's literature - the first British illustrator to win the prize since 1956. He was Children's Laureate from 2009-2011 and is an ambassador for children's books around the world. Anthony lives in Canterbury, Kent.

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