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Author AzĂșa Kramer, Jackie, author.
Title The boy and the gorilla / Jackie AzĂșa Kramer ; illustrated by Cindy Derby.
Pub Info New York : Candlewick Press 2020.
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 Bourne-Children's Room  J PICTURE Azua Kramer     AVAILABLE
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 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J PICTURE Kra     AVAILABLE
 Cotuit Children's Room  J PICTURE CONCEPT KRA     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  PARENT TEACHER J Azua Kramer     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J PICTURE KRA     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J PICTURE KRAMER     AVAILABLE
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Descript 1 volume : chiefly illustrations (color) ; 22 x 27 cm
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Note Originally published London : Walker Books Ltd, 2020.
Summary This profoundly moving tale about a grieving boy and an imaginary gorilla makes real the power of talking about loss. On the day of his mother's funeral, a young boy conjures the very visitor he needs to see - a gorilla. Wise and gentle, the gorilla stays on to answer the heart-heavy questions the boy hesitates to ask his father: Where did his mother go? Will she come back home? Will we all die? Yet with the gorilla's friendship, the boy slowly begins to discover moments of comfort in tending flowers, playing catch and climbing trees. Most of all, the gorilla knows that it helps to simply talk about the loss - especially with those who share your grief and who may feel alone too.
Subject Bereavement -- Juvenile fiction.
Gorilla -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Derby, Cindy, illustrator.
ISBN 0763698326
9780763698324
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