One Gorilla

A Counting Book

Atsuko Morozumi; Illustrated by the author

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Here is a list of the things I love.
One gorilla.
Two butterflies among my flowers--and one gorilla.
Tree budgerigars in my house--and one gorilla.

One very playful gorilla keeps popping up in gardens, forests, jungles, and even people's houses as he takes the reader on a wild counting adventure. He hides--as much as a gorilla can!--along with all the other creatures as they dart, leap, and peer from the most surprising places, waiting to be counted. A chart at the end of the book provides a key to all the animals and their corresponding numbers.

Soft, precise illustrations characterize this colorful counting book.
 
One Gorilla is a 1990 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

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"The smiling gorilla wanders through house, garden, jungle, woods, storm and sea, blissfully counting and being counted till the numbers equal 10. Delightful." --The New York Times Book Review.

"Fun...Sweet and visually playful...great to share aloud." --Booklist

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About the Author

Atsuko Morozumi; Illustrated by the author

ATSUKO MOROZUMI was born in Japan and currently lives in England. She is also the author of My Friend Gorilla.

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One Gorilla
A Counting Book
Atsuko Morozumi; Illustrated by the author

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New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Books of the Year

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
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April 1993
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374456467
ISBN10: 0374456461
Picture Book
7 5/8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1
$7.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Square Fish
April 1993
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250040343
ISBN10: 1250040345
Picture Book
10 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1
$7.99
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