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Gladys Goes Out to Lunch by Derek Anderson

Gladys Goes Out to Lunch

by Derek Anderson

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Gladys Goes Out to Lunch is a picture book about a monkey who loves bananas. She eats bananas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. She smells something delicious while she's living in the zoo. Gladys decides to escape the zoo and find out what this wonderful smell is. It ends up being banana bread. Gladys then wants to eat bananas for dessert.
  chloethom1818 | May 2, 2016 |
Grades: Pre-3
Theme: Always good to try something new.
  creykellums | Apr 6, 2016 |
Fun story about Gladys the gorilla going out for lunch, she loves bananas, she eats them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Suddenly she smells the best smell, follows it around town to finally discover banana bread, which while delicious, still needs bananas for a follow up dessert. ( )
  dangerlibearian | Mar 8, 2011 |
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This book is a good example of fantasy because Gladys is a purple monkey who escapes from the zoo to get lunch. This book would be great for primary aged kids. ( )
  scadd07 | Nov 21, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689856881, Hardcover)

At the zoo Gladys eats

bananas for breakfast,

bananas for lunch,

and even bananas for dinner.

But one day Gladys

smells something even

better than bananas.

Could it be pizza? Ice cream?

Or something altogether better?

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:58 -0400)

Gladys the gorilla is tired of eating nothing but bananas, until the day she smells something wonderful that lures her from the zoo in search of a new treat.

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