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Suitable for 7 - 11 years

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Product description

Abandoned by his bossy wife and children, rich old Mr Ape finds himself living all alone in his huge and rambling house. And then he gets a brilliant idea: he can fill the house with animals, the pets his wife and children would never let him have. But pets have a habit of increasing and increasing, and soon every room is stuffed to the brim with creatures – a donkey, dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits – even two new human friends who need a place to stay. There’s simply no more room! Something has to change… The wonderfully funny and touching story of an eccentric, kind-hearted old man and his animal friends.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780440863571

Publisher

Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)

Date published

December 31st, 1994

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.5; Middle years; 3.0 points

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Dick King-Smith

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  1. fantasticmissfox
    on 6 March 2014

    This is a very touching book. I love all the characters, especially Uncle Bob the parrot

  2. Lolaloo1
    on 3 March 2011

    I like this book because there’s lots of animals in it and it’s nice how Mr Ape has them all living in his house.