In big book format.
Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father is too busy to take her to the zoo and Hannah is disappointed when he only buys her a toy gorilla for her birthday. She throws the toy into the corner of the room when something extraordinary happens – the toy becomes alive.
Hannah’s father never seems to have time for her and so she is often left alone and lonely. She loves gorillas and longs for one for her birthday. On the night before her birthday she wakes up to find a parcel, containing a toy gorilla, by her bed. Disappointed she goes back to sleep. Later that night though, something magical happens–a real gorilla appears and takes her on a magical journey.
This book won Anthony Browne both the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award and has become a classic picture book to be enjoyed on many levels by children of all ages. –Philippa Reece –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.