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When the Sky Falls

Phil Earle

Inspired by a true story. It's 1940, and Joseph has been packed off to stay with Mrs F, a gruff woman with no great fondness for children. To Joseph's amazement, she owns the rundown city zoo where Joseph meets Adonis, a huge silverback gorilla. Adonis is ferociously strong and dangerous, but Joseph finds he has an affinity with the lonely beast. B...
Publish Date
June 3
Goodreads rating
Aug 16, 2021
So just finished a slow reread of “When The Sky Falls” by @philearle and I’m sat outside in the sunshine weeping buckets. It truly is an extraordinary book. If I were in Year 6 it would be top of my reading list. It’s stunningly powerful and utterly beautiful. A future classic!      source