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Murderer's Ape (Hardcover) (Jakob Wegelius)

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"This may be the most charming book I’ve read all year." --The New York Times"I don’t know when I last read a book with such pure and unalloyed pleasure." --Philip Pullman, internationally bestselling author of The Golden Compass and The Book of DustA captivating story about dark truths and heinous crimes as well as unexpected friendships, with detailed black-and-white illustrations throughout. Perfect for fans of Brian Selznick and mystery and detective stories. Sally Jones is not only a loyal friend, she’s an extraordinary individual. In overalls or in a maharaja’s turban, this unique gorilla moves among humans without speaking but understanding everything. She and the Chief are devoted comrades who operate a cargo boat. A job they are offered pays big bucks, but the deal ends badly, and the Chief is falsely convicted of murder.  For Sally Jones this is the start of a harrowing quest for survival and to clear the Chief's name. Powerful forces are working against her, and they will do anything to protect their secrets.
Number of Pages: 588
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jakob Wegelius
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 51542700
UPC: 9781101931752
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-5014
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