The Painting Gorilla by Michael Rex

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"In this comically far-fetched book, a talented gorilla’s paintings of other zoo animals and their visitors earn her fame and fortune, which she’s not sure what do with.... In the end, this joyful painting gorilla reminds us that the best things in life are free." --Publishers Weekly
 

About Michael Rex

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Michael Rex learned to draw in Chatham, New Jersey, and studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Who Digs? and Who Builds? are his first two books with HarperCollins. Mr. Rex lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published September 1, 1997 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction

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Perhaps in a story that demands readers believe in primate fine art, questioning how the animals return to their homes (the elephant, among them, lives on another continent) or in what state their homes will be (probably less than idyllic) is quibbling.

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In this comically far-fetched picture book, a talented gorilla's paintings of other zoo animals and their visitors earn her fame and fortune, which she's not sure what to do with: But what does a go

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