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Ivan: the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Ivan: the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Applegate, Katherine
Illustrator: Karas, G. Brian
ISBN:978-0-544-25230-1
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Imprint:Clarion Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

In this evocative, accessiblenbsp;picture book, illustrated by G. Brian Karas, Katherine Applegate tells the true story of the gorilla who inspired her Newbery-winning novel The One and Only Ivan. Thenbsp;real Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, lived alone in a small cage for almostnbsp;thirty years before he was finally relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta. Back matter includes photographs of Ivan.

Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, Etc.
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Animal Welfare
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10 x 8.75 x 0.36 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds
Author Biography
Applegate, Katherine (Author)
Katherine Applegate was born in Michigan on July 19, 1956. She writes science fiction, young adult romances, and pop-up books. She is the author of the Making Waves, Making Out, and Roscoe Riley Rules series. She writes the Animorphs, Everworld, and Remnants series under the pen name K. A. Applegate. She also writes under the pen names of C. Archer, Catherine Kendall and Elizabeth Benning. She has received numerous awards including a Golden Duck Award (Eleanor Cameron Award for Middle Grades) for The Message in 1997, the SCBWI 2008 Golden Kite Award for Best Fiction and the Bank Street 2008 Josette Frank Award for Home of the Brave, and the 2013 Newbery Medal and the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award (Illinois) for The One and Only Ivan.

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