Little Gorilla

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A simple rhythmic text portrays Little Gorilla, who is loved by everyone in the jungle as he begins to grow . . . and Grow . . . and GROW. "Little Gorilla's velvety-soft world seems as comfortably secure as the story's evocation of love and friendship." -- Booklist

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User Review  - ageoflibrarius - LibraryThing

Sweet book about how Little Gorilla is so loved by all in his community---even when he gets big. Conversation starter about family, neighborhoods, growing up--as well as animals, adjectives, birthdays and colors. Potential for discussion about opposites as well--big and little, old and young. Read full review

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User Review  - hreilly - LibraryThing

I loved this book as a child and decided to re-read it. I'm so glad that I did because now I appreciate my mother reading it to me so often. Family having love for you nomatter what happens is a ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Ruth Lercher Bornstein has written and illustrated numerous books for Clarion, including THE DANCING MAN, LITTLE GORRILA, 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.