The Murderer's Ape (Hardback)
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The Murderer's Ape (Hardback)

(author), (translator)
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Hardback 640 Pages / Published: 07/09/2017
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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.

Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
ISBN: 9781782691617
Number of pages: 640
Dimensions: 200 x 148 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"I don't know when I last read a book with such pure and unalloyed pleasure. It's ingenious, it's moving, it's charming, it's beautiful, it's exciting, and most importantly the characters are people I fell I know like old friends. I thank Jakob Wegelius wholeheartedly for giving me several hours of joy." - Philip Pullman

"Sally Jones is now my favourite heroine in recent Children's books. Move over King Kong, there's a new great ape in town. Charming, moving, and page-turning - what's not to like about this very original novel?? You gor-really got to read this!" - Julia Golding, author of The Diamond of Drury Lane

'"This may be the most charming book I've read all year." - New York Times Book Review
"A head-spinning story of mystery, intrigue, love and adventure." - Shelf Awareness

"A complex mystery, an intricately constructed narrative, and deep characters. Committed, careful readers will be richly rewarded." - Kirkus Reviews

"A thrilling adventure. Prepare to meet the remarkable Sally Jones; you won't soon forget her." - Publishers Weekly

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“BRILLIANT!!!!”

What a fantastic children's book!
I cannot recommend this enough....unique, funny, serious, FANTASTIC!
Beautifully illustrated throughout too...
I would be over the moon if this turns into a little... More

Hardback edition
7th June 2017
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Diana O. at Aylesbury

“Addictive”

This is a tale of friendship, loyalty and adventure, with a predominant old-fashioned atmosphere (which I love to bits!) that makes the book completely addictive. The mystery takes you all around the world and back at... More

Hardback edition
2 similar books recommended
7th October 2017
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“Highly unusual and sensitive adventure”

The Murderer's Ape is a wonderful and immersive story, full of suspense and a very tenacious gorilla, who will do whatever it takes to save her friend. Superb writing style and unique storytelling.

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