Little Beauty (Hardcover)

By Anthony Browne

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763639594, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 23, 2010

Winter 2009 Kids' List

“A beautifully told story of a sad, lonely gorilla living in a zoo. Using sign language, he tells his keepers, 'I want a friend,' and the zookeepers give him a little kitten to care for. The illustrations express clear emotion in this perfect read for young children about friendship.”
— Kristi Tiedt, Butterfly Books, De Pere, WI
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Description

Once there was a very special gorilla. He had almost everything he needed. There was just one thing he didn't have: a friend. The keepers give him Beauty, a little cat who does everything with him. The text is heartwarming celebration of an unlikely friendship.


About the Author

Anthony Browne, a Hans Christian Andersen Medalist, is the author-illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including SILLY BILLY. He lives in Kent, England.
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