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Gorilla

By Anthony Browne
Illustrated by Anthony Browne

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...

  • "One of the best picture books for the over-threes I ve seen in a long time." Practical Parenting
  • Celebratory 30th anniversary edition with a glorious new cover!
  • Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award

About the author

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.

Awards

1983: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Winner

1983: Kurt Maschler Award

Kurt Maschler Award - Winner

ISBN: 9781406352337
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Dimensions: 290 x 226mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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