The murderer's ape

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"This may be the most charming book I've read all year." -- The New York Times " I don't know when I last read a book with such pure and unalloyed pleasure." --Philip Pullman, internationally bestselling author of The Golden Compass and The Book of Dust Winner of the Mildred L. Batchelder award, this is a captivating story about dark truths and heinous crimes as well as unexpected friendships, with detailed black-and-white illustrations throughout. Perfect for fans of Brian Selznick and mystery and detective stories. Sally Jones is not only a loyal friend, she's an extraordinary individual. In overalls or in a maharaja's turban, this unique gorilla moves among humans without speaking but understanding everything. She and the Chief are devoted comrades who operate a cargo boat. A job they are offered pays big bucks, but the deal ends badly, and the Chief is falsely convicted of murder. For Sally Jones this is the start of a harrowing quest for survival and to clear the Chief's name. Powerful forces are working against her, and they will do anything to protect their secrets.
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9781101931769
9781101931752
9781524722593
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subject_facet Action and adventure fiction, Adventure fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Gorilla -- Fiction, Gorilla -- Juvenile fiction, Human-animal relationships -- Fiction, Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Juvenile fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction
title_display The murderer's ape
title_full The Murderer's Ape, The murderer's ape / Jakob Wegelius ; translated from the Swedish by Peter Graves
title_short The murderer's ape
title_sub
topic_facet Friendship, Gorilla, Human-animal relationships, Investigation, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Murder, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories