Buddy: Based on the True Story of Gertrude Lintz (The World of William Joyce)

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Binding: Picture Books
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ISBN: 9781481489614
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Language: English
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Size: 8.25" l x 8.17" w x 0.44"
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Gertrude Lintz loved animals. And she had dozens, never mind that she lived in New York City. But one baby was her favorite, and she took care of this baby just like any other mother would. Except there was one difference: The baby was actually a baby gorilla named Buddy. Gertrude raises Buddy like a civilized human, but can - or, rather, should - wild animals be civilized?

Based on the true story of Gertrude Lintz, the most famous dog breeder of the 1930s, Buddy is a moving, high-spirited adventure about a gorilla’s life in the city, and how the urban jungle can’t really compare to a real one.

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