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Good Night, Gorilla

Written and illustrated by Peggy Rathmann
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5.25
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Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
$7.99
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Target Age
36
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Board
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Publisher Summary

A must-have board book for all babies.

Good night, Gorilla. Good night, Elephant.

It’s bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who’s that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin?

Good night, Giraffe. Good night, Hyena.

Sneak along behind the zookeeper’s back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.

What Kind of Book is Good Night, Gorilla

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

The Book Snob Mom
Mom, Avid Reader, Austen Fangirl
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4.75
Grammy
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
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6.0

With spare text and rich illustrations, Peggy Rathman walks us through the zookeeper’s bidding the animals at the zoo goodnight. There are many funny details to seek and find on each page. The clever ending contains a bit of irony; So many toddlers take a favorite stuffy to bed, why not a gorilla?

Mr. Staccato
Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
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5.25

What can you say about such a beloved classic? It’s humorous and doesn’t spell every little thing out, but provides just enough clues that my 2.5-year-old was able to piece together what was happening. As we’ve read it several times over, he enjoys pointing out how the gorilla is going to help the other animals from their cages.

Mom of Boys
Three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
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5.25
Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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5.0

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Who Wrote Good Night, Gorilla

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0399230033
ISBN 13:
9780399230035
Publication Date:
January 1, 1994