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Little Gorilla Lap Board Book Board book – Oct 19 2009

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Product Details

  • Board book: 28 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Brdbk edition (Oct. 19 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0547238746
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547238746
  • Product Dimensions: 27.3 x 2.4 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #850,692 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Little Gorilla's velvety-soft jungle world seems as comfortably secure as the story's evocation of love and freindship...Preschoolers will take pleasure in joining the conversely shrinking animal menagerie in wishing the not-so-little Little Gorilla a happy birthday." (Booklist ) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Ruth Lercher Bornstein has written and illustrated numerous books for Clarion, including The Dancing Man, Little Gorilla, Rabbit’s Good News, and most recently That’s How it is when We Draw. A painter and longtime folk dancer, Ruth lives in Santa Monica, California.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Little Gorilla Board Book Dec 21 2009
By Barb L. - Published on
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
This is a wonderful story about the reassurance of being loved that appeals to toddlers and young children. I especially like this "lap size" version of the board book because it allows the child to really delight in the colorful, warm, and witty pictures and captures expressions and personalities of the animals. The ending is endearing and children will love it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Love It! May 24 2010
By S. Jensen - Published on
Format: Board book
Love this book and love the large size of it! This is my son's favorite book. It is very cute! It is about a baby gorilla whom all the animals in the forest loves and then he gets bigger and BIGGER and everyone gathers for his birthday...and even though he isn't a baby anymore, everyone still loves him.
BEST BOOK EVER <3 add to your shelf!! Oct. 16 2015
By Mom of3 - Published on
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
This book was read to me by my mother and I have read it to my children. Also purchased as gifts. Very cute book! It's about a little gorilla in the forest and all the forest animals love little gorilla. They show their love in different ways..then little gorilla begins to grow and Grow and GROW and one day little gorilla was big!!!! And everybody came, and everybody sang, happy birthday little gorilla and everybody still loved him ❤️
Yay for Little Gorilla! Jan. 17 2010
By DaMama - Published on
Format: Board book
My son loves this book. He's 13 months old and has asked us to read it to him nearly every day since he got it a month ago. He likes to imitate the gorilla. Today at a birthday party we sang happy birthday to a friend and my son made the face that Little Gorilla makes when his friends sing to him. So cute! No matter what size your child is, or what size the book is, you will love this story and pictures.
Awesome May 30 2014
By Suzanne Aikman - Published on
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
My grandson is 3 years old and loves this book. It is a great value for the quality. It shipped quickly