C'era una volta un gorilla molto speciale, che parlava la lingua dei segni. Un giorno, chiese ai suoi custodi di poter avere un amico... Il racconto di una tenera e improbabile amicizia, dall'illustratore vincitore dell'Hans Christian Andersen Award. Ispirato al Gorilla Language Project e alla storia vera della gorilla Koko, che parlava la lingua dei segni e amava i gattini. Età di lettura: da 3 anni.
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- Data di uscita: 04-04-2019
I bought this for my nephew but I’m pretty sure I liked it more than him!
An ape who knows sign language is given a kitten to care for, and love. Sounds a bit like the story of Koko and All Ball, but the duo in this book manages to create their own special tale . . . due largely to the author's exquisite artwork.
A very special gorilla with the ability to use sign language indicates to his human keepers that he wants a friend. After some thought, they provide him with a little kitten named Beauty, and a wonderful cross-species friendship is born. Gorilla and cat do everything together, becoming boon companio Leggi tutto
A very special gorilla seems to have everything he needs, apart from a friend. When his zoo-keepers give him a kitten to befriend the pair become inseparable. However, when the gorilla gets angry and breaks the TV the zoo- keepers are not impressed. It seems as if this might be the end of their frie Leggi tutto
If you like cute cats, and gorillas, you will love this book. Drawn from the true story of Koko the gorilla, and her kitten All Ball Koko's Kitten , Anthony Browne puts his own twist on this tale of a gorilla who wants a friend. In this version, the gorilla has all the comforts of home, including an e Leggi tutto
Koko love heart pictures. Koko sad bad writing.
Moving and beautiful and full of joy. This one really got to me in the best sort of way.
A very clever twist on the fairy tale by Anthony Browne. A lonely gorilla is given a little beauty, a cat, as a gift by his keepers to keep him company. They form a close bond but are almost split up. But the little beauty's quick thinking allows them to live happily every after. The authors clever
Alena really liked this book. I noticed I have a similar book on my to-read list. I wanted to put this here to remind myself of this version of the true story. I liked it. I especially like that the gorilla was able to be with the kitten again. I am sad about the lonely gorilla in a cage. It will be Leggi tutto
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