The One And Only Ivan Full-Color Collector's Edition: My Story by Katherine ApplegateThe One And Only Ivan Full-Color Collector's Edition: My Story by Katherine Applegate

The One And Only Ivan Full-Color Collector's Edition: My Story

byKatherine Applegate

Hardcover | October 27, 2015

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This large-format collector's edition of the Newbery Medal winner and #1 New York Times bestseller features:
• F
ull-color interior artwork from illustrator Patricia Castelao
• A special letter from Katherine Applegate
• The Newbery Medal acceptance speech
• A letter from the real Ivan's caretaker at Zoo Atlanta
• Ivan's "signature"
• Sketches and illustrations that were not part of the original book.

Inspired by the true story of a captive silverback gorilla known as Ivan, this stirring and unforgettable novel celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships.

Having spent twenty-seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes.

Hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon, Katherine Applegate's novel blends humor and poignancy to create this incredible tale of friendship, art, and hope told from Ivan's own point of view, in the tradition of timeless classics such as Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little.

Katherine Applegate's many books include the Roscoe Riley Rules chapter book series, the picture bookThe Buffalo Storm, and the award-winning novelHome of the Brave. With her husband, Michael Grant, she wrote the hugely popular series Animorphs, which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.Katherine was inspired to writeThe One...
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Title:The One And Only Ivan Full-Color Collector's Edition: My StoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 10.88 × 8 × 1.11 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062425242

ISBN - 13:9780062425249

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“Katherine Applegate’s beautiful, life-affirming story will soar directly from Ivan’s heart into your own. Read it out loud. Read it alone. Read it.”