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Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite
Two young boys go on an exciting adventure to a forbidden island in the adorable children's picture book, The Legend of the Green Gorilla by Sean Woolford. Brothers Mark and Stu are adventurers at heart. When they sail to a nearby island to explore, they discover signs that a gigantic green ape inhabits the land. Everyone knows that the Green Gorilla is the fiercest of all creatures, but the brothers' curiosity compels them to investigate. As they near the beast, the signs warn them to turn back and not to touch the Green Gorilla. But the Gorilla doesn't look all that scary. Stu ignores the warnings and dares his younger brother Mark to poke the Green Gorilla. Will Mark be brave enough to try? What will happen if the Green Gorilla escapes?
Written in the style of Margaret Wise Brown, The Legend of the Green Gorilla by Sean Woolford is a charming and delightful tale. Reminiscent of a classic Little Golden Books story, I instantly fell in love with Mark and Stu and their adventuring spirit. The camaraderie of the two brothers shines through, creating a compelling tale. Sean Woolford creates enough suspense for his audience without causing the Gorilla to be too scary. The story's rhythm is almost lyrical; young readers will become instantly entranced with its smoothly flowing words. With colorful graphics that draw the young reader deep into the adventure, this book will unquestionably be a timeless classic and a favorite addition to your child's bookshelf.