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Publication Date: 5 Nov 2020
Subject: Children's novels
Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8)
AR: 4.3 MY
RRP £14.99 Save 35%
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In London during the blitz of 1940, an 11-year-old boy, his uncle, and a gorilla called Gertrude thwart a Nazi plot to change the course of the Second World War.
1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany.
Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there's one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla.
With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.
Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot...
NOTE: British Book Awards Shortlist 2021