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When Gorilla Goes Walking by Nikki Grimes
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Dec 20, 10

bookshelves: poetry-collections, picture-books-jp

linked poems make up this picture book about a feisty and unique cat named Gorilla, a female feline who refuses to be defined by boring old cat standards. She is hardly owned by but definately companion to Cecilia who describes Gorilla in the poems. A non-poem lover might find themselves liking poetry with this book as each poem is a perfect little study of Gorilla alone in her catness or Gorilla interacting with Cecilia, and the voice is Cecilias...big and bold illustrations by Shane Evans compliment the text.
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