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The One and Only Ivan

Living at Big Top Mall, Ivan, the gorilla, knows only the world he can see through a thick glass wall and hear about from Bob, the stray dog who visits via the small broken piece in the cage. Wise Stella, … Continue reading

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Anthony Browne loves gorillas and so does Hannah, the main character in this picture book from 1983. Hannah is lonely because her father doesn’t have time for anything, not even going to the zoo to see Hannah’s beloved gorillas. On … Continue reading

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