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Good Night, Gorilla (Reprint) (Paperback) (Peggy Rathmann)

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"Good night, Gorilla," says the zookeeper. But mischievous Gorilla isn't quite ready to go to sleep. He'd rather follow the zookeeper on his rounds and let all of the other animals out of their cages. Little night owls can sneak along with Gorilla and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous goodnight romp. Practically wordless yet full of expressive art and hilarious, adorable detail, this book from Caldecott Medal winning author Peggy Rathmann is sure to become a beloved part of children's own bedtime rituals.ALA Notable Children's Book for 1994Bulletin Blue Ribbon 1994Horn Book Fanfare 1995 selectionParenting Magazine"Best Children's Books of 1994"New York Public Library 1995 "Children's Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing""In a book economical in text and simple in illustrations, the many amusing, small details, as well as the tranquil tome of the story, make this an outstanding picture book." --The Horn Book, starred reviewThe amiable cartoon characters, vibrant palette, and affectionate tone of the author’s art recall Thatcher Hurd’s cheerful illustrations. Delightful.”--Kirkus Reviews, starred review"A clever, comforting bedtime story." --School Library Journal, starred review"Jaunty four-color artwork carries the story and offers more with every look." --Booklist
A zookeeper finds his normal nighttime routine upset when a mischievous little ape steals his keys and lets all his animal charges out of their cages.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Zoos
Series Title: Picture Puffins
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Baby - 3 years
Author: Peggy Rathmann
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2000
TCIN: 13832741
UPC: 9780698116498
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-5689
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