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Little Gorilla
     

Little Gorilla

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by Ruth Bornstein
 

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Everyone loves Little Gorilla: his mother, his father, his aunts and uncles, Big Boa Constrictor, and all of the other animals living in the forest with him. Then one day, Little Gorilla begins to grow...and grow...and grow, until suddenly, at his birthday celebration, Little Gorilla's family and friends discover that he isn't

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Everyone loves Little Gorilla: his mother, his father, his aunts and uncles, Big Boa Constrictor, and all of the other animals living in the forest with him. Then one day, Little Gorilla begins to grow...and grow...and grow, until suddenly, at his birthday celebration, Little Gorilla's family and friends discover that he isn't little anymore!
 
In this lap-size edition of this heartwarming tale, young readers will be comforted by the constancy of love for Little Gorilla, no matter what his size.

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Barnes & Noble Staff
Little Gorilla is happy because everybody loves him; not just his family, but green parrot, tall giraffe, red monkey, and other jungle dwellers too. One day, Little Gorilla starts to grow, until - Little Gorilla is BIG! And you know what? Everybody still loves him! Readers will enjoy this friendly and comforting bedtime read.
Children's Literature
Everyone loves the baby Gorilla, but as he grows up from a sweet little thing to a big hairy ape, he wonders if he will still be loved. Yes, of course he will--all his friends and family are there in a heartwarming story about the constancy of friendship and familial love. The colored pencil drawings wonderfully depict the emotions of all the animals and especially Gorilla. 2000, Clarion,
From the Publisher
Little Gorilla's velvety-soft world seems as comfortably secure as the story's evocation of love and friendship.
Booklist, ALA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618051588
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
BOARD
Pages:
14
Sales rank:
422,322
Product dimensions:
4.87(w) x 4.25(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
350L (what's this?)
Age Range:
1 - 3 Years

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From the Publisher
Little Gorilla's velvety-soft world seems as comfortably secure as the story's evocation of love and friendship.
Booklist, ALA

Meet the Author

Ruth Lercher Bornstein has written and illustrated numerous books, including The Dancing Man, Little Gorilla, Rabbit’s Good News, and That’s How it is When We Draw. She is also a painter and longtime folk dancer.
 

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Little Gorilla 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Text is pretty impossible for my husband to read. Pictures are ok. Last line of everyone still loving the gorilla is a bit weird. Like when you grow up people might not still love you? Whatever it is a kids book. My kid loves gorillas.
Kaylg More than 1 year ago
My 3 yr old grandson got this book from his Aunt for Christmas and he loves the story!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Little Gorilla is a wonderful book. A simple story that children can comprehend and enjoy. Also makes a great gift for a child's first birthday