Candlewick Press, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Anthony Browne's incomparable artwork illuminates the deeply satisfying story of a lonely girl, a friendly gorilla, and their enchanted night out.
Hannah spends all of her time reading gorilla books, watching gorilla TV shows, and drawing gorilla pictures. She has gorillas on her bedside lamp
and even on her box of cereal. Hannah loves gorillas and longs to see a real one, but her father is always too busy - or too tired - to take her to the zoo. Then, on the night before her birthday, something extraordinary happens - and Hannah's wish comes gloriously true.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Hannah loved gorillas. She loved reading about them, looking at films about them, and drawing them. Unfortunately, her hard-working and rather distant father never seemed to have the time to take her ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Haunting and lovely. Very typically Browne - fans will not be disappointed. New fans will be made. Be sure to look at the details in the backgrounds, and don't rush through this. Read full review