This is a stunning new edition of the classic picture book by a Hans Christian Andersen Award-winner.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...
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Illus. in full color. "Children feel neglected when parents are preoccupied with other concerns, and young Hannah is no exception. But Hannah has an imaginative outlet--she adores gorillas. On the eve of her birthday, a toy gorilla magically comes to life, and together the two swing through the trees to the zoo. An exuberant story of a lonely girl and a winsome ape."--(starred) School Library Journal. "Browne has created a picture book that explores real emotions with a beautifully realized child protagonist."--(starred) Horn Book.About the Author:
Anthony Browne is one of the most popular and stylistically distinctive children's book artists with a number of outstanding titles to his credit. Gorilla was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award. Other titles include four books featuring Willy the lovable chimp: Willy the Wimp (9780744543636); Willy the Champ (9780744543568); Willy the Dreamer (9780744569643) and Willy's Pictures (9780744582406) as well as the picture books Into the Forest (9781844285594) and Silly Billy (9781406305760). In 2000, Anthony received the highest international honour for illustration, the Hans Christian Andersen Award, for his services to children's literature - the first British illustrator to win the prize since 1956.
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Descripción WALKER BOOKS, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0744592720