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The Gorilla Picked Me!

Michele McAvoy, Valentina Carboni (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/22/2018)


The Gorilla Picked Me is about little Olive who felt ordinary, always picked last for teams at recess and never a Valentine placed on her desk. Until one day at a dance with her daddy she is picked from the crowd by the dancing gorilla. It is at that moment that Olive realizes -she is not ordinary

This fun and sentimental story shows how one small single act of love can have a big impact. There is a mystery in the story. Children love finding clues as to who is in that gorilla suit?

Michele McAvoy is an award-winning children's book author from New Jersey. She is also the creator and host of the popular kidlit podcast "My Messy Muse." THE GORILLA PICKED ME is Michele's second picture book. Her other titles include MY SUPERHERO GRANDPA (Children's Moonbeam Book Award, 2016) and COOKIE & MILK (with Cardinal Rule Press; IPG Top Shelf Title), and forthcoming BUCKINGHAM GETS A NEW SHELL (with Pigman Books 2021)

Little Press, 9780997958010, 34pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2019