hi everyone. This term the book we are reading is called the one and on Ivan, the author for this book is Katherine Applegate.
Katherine Applegate has written over 50 books like the one and only Ivan and Crenshaw. In the book one and only Ivan she wrote it based on a real story, because she was at a shopping mall Tacoma, WA where she saw a big gorilla in a small cage and she didn’t like it one bit so she wrote a story about the gorilla, called the one and only Ivan. This book was very successful that she won an award for it.
Katherine Applegate has gotten many awards over the years like, Golden Kite Award, society of children’s books writers and illustrations 2007, home of the brave.