Hannah loves gorillas but has never seen one. Her father’s too busy to take her to the zoo – or for anything else come to that. For her birthday, Hannah asks her father for a gorilla – but is disappointed when she discovers that the gorilla she’s got is just a toy one. But then something extraordinary happens … The toy turns into a real gorilla, who puts on her father’s hat and coat and takes her off for a magical visit to the zoo…Book Description
A stunning new edition of the classic picture book by a Hans Christian Andersen Award-winner.
‘* ‘One of the best picture books for the over-threes I’ve seen in a long time.’ Practical Parenting * ‘Sad, joyous and full of surprises for the sharp-eyed… Browne asks his readers to think…His strong visual images are arresting, compulsive.’ The Good Book Guide * ‘Joyous and moving… A tour de force.’ The Times Literary Supplement’