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The one and only Ivan /

by Applegate, Katherine.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperCollins Children's, 2012Description: 256 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780007455331 (pbk.).Subject(s): Captive wild animals -- Juvenile fiction | Gorilla -- Juvenile fiction | Elephants -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Animal welfare -- Juvenile fiction | Ages 10 and up | Animal storiesAwards: Newbery Medal 2013Summary: 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 List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Summer readings 2017
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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

Newbery Medal 2013

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