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...


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.


Those who love tales about family and relationships will treasure Gorilla, as will animal lovers.

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Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, Picture Book
Kate Greenaway Medal (CILIP)
Kurt Maschler Award
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