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Summary

The thrilling and inspirational new story from award-winning storyteller Gill Lewis.

Deep in the heart of the African jungle, a baby gorilla is captured by a group of rebel soldiers. Imara and Bobo are two children also imprisoned in the rebels' camp. When they learn that the gorilla is destined to be sold into captivity, they swear to return it to the wild before it's too late. But the consequences of getting caught are too terrible to think about. Will the bond between the gorilla and the children give them the courage they need to escape?

©2016 Gill Lewis (P)2016 Oakhill Publishing

Critic reviews

"Lewis's confident, economical prose takes the reader up, up and away." ( The Times)
"Lewis writes beautifully about nature and animals." ( Daily Mail)
"Gill Lewis has established herself as the principal contemporary writer of animal stories, combining a vet's knowledge of her subject with a novelist's capacity for character and plot." ( Telegraph)
"A recommended read for wildlife lovers, would be travellers, and anyone who wants to engage with lives different from their own." ( Books for Keeps)
"An incredible, moving story." ( Express & Echo)

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