Winner of the Newbery Medal 2013 Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo. Ivan is an easy-going gorilla who has spent his life performing for the crowds at the Exit 8 shopping mall. He rarely misses ...Read MoreWinner of the Newbery Medal 2013 Inspired by a true story, this is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. A winning blend of humour and poignancy that will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo. Ivan is an easy-going gorilla who has spent his life performing for the crowds at the Exit 8 shopping mall. He rarely misses life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly thinks about it at all. But everything changes when a baby elephant called Ruby arrives and Ivan realises he must find a new life for them both. Told from Ivan's perspective this is a stand-out novel with a pertinent message for readers of 9+.Read Less
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Fair. Fair condition. The One and Only Ivan By Katherine Applegate (Author), Patricia Castelao (Illustrator) Product Details Age Range: 8-12 years Grade Level: 3-7 Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (January 6, 2015) Language: English ISBN-10: 0061992275 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 7.8 inches.
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