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User Review  - Albert L. -

I am reading this to my 7 almost 8! year old daughter and we are both enjoying the story. She likes likes the characters and is learning new words. I am impressed with the overall quality of the writing. Read full review

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User Review  - micahmom2002 - LibraryThing

Children's book, Newbury Award winner. Fictional story and cast of characters based on an actual silverback gorilla that was in captivity for 27 years. Read full review

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This book is good so far.We are reading this book in our reading group.I really want Ivan to get out of there. I hope he does. I wonder if he does. I wonder if Stella gets out too. I feel so bad about the seel. She died beacuse she ate alot of pennys. Any way i hope all the animals get out of there son the can live in the wild.
I WANT THEM ALL TO GET OUT!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU...........
THE END!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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