Format: Picture Books
Dimensions: 40 Pages, 9.84 × 8.66 × 0.79 in
Published: October 7, 2014
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0544252306
ISBN - 13: 9780544252301
From the Publisher
In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery
medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present
the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla.
Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a
Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually, public
pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo
Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business
attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the
Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and
This is his true story and includes
photographs of Ivan in the back matter.
About the Author
G. Brian Karas is the award-winning author and illustrator of
many acclaimed picture books. He lives in New York. www.gbriankaras.com
Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate has written numerous
books for young readers, including The One and Only
Ivan, the middle grade chapter book for which she received
the Newbery Medal in 2013, and the nonfiction picture
book Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping
Mall Gorilla (HMH Books for Young Readers).
She is also the bestselling Animorphs series,
which sold more than 40 million copies world-wide. She lives
with her husband-bestselling author Michael Grant-their children,
and many pets in California. Visit her on the web at www.theoneandonlyivan.com
and follow her on Twitter @kaaauthor.