Gorilla! Gorilla! by Jeanne Willis

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Baby mouse is missing! Mother mouse can't find him anywhere.

And then, to make matters worse -- a big, scary gorilla charges out of the rainforest!

Will mother mouse escape the gorilla? And where is her baby?

Jeanne Willis's rhythmic text and Tony Ross's playful illustrations enliven this suspenseful chase.
 

About Jeanne Willis

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Jeanne Willis is the author of many books for children, including Tadpole's Promise, I Hate School, I Want to Be a Cowgirl, and the popular Professor Xargle series, all illustrated by Tony Ross. Ms. Willis lives with her husband and children in London, England. Tony Ross was born in England and studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. He is the illustrator of Tadpole's Promise, I Hate School, and I Want to Be a Cowgirl, all by Jeanne Willis, as well as the popular Amber Brown series by Paula Danziger. Many of his more than fifty children's books have won awards throughout the world. Mr. Ross lives with his wife and daughter in Cheshire, England.
 
Published June 1, 2006 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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/ He’ll squash me and scratch me, / He’ll mince me and mash me, / And crunch me up for lunch!” is heard throughout as she travels around the world with the gorilla close behind.

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He'll catch me!/ He'll squash me and scratch me,/ He'll mince me and mash me,/ And crunch me up for lunch!"" This becomes the book's refrain and helps soften the fear factor as the gorilla doggedly pursues the mouse all over the world, which Ross chronicles with wry humor and cinematic gusto.

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