A Stranger at Green Knowe


Lucy M. Boston
Retold by Diane Mowat

CEFR A2 — B1
Word count 6,300

When Ping sees Hanno in the zoo, he is excited, but also unhappy. Hanno is a magnificent African gorilla, big and black and much stronger than a man. But how can this wonderful wild animal live in a cage, behind bars and locked doors?

Then Hanno escapes from the zoo. And a few days later his footprints are seen near Green Knowe, the old house deep in the English countryside where Ping is spending his holiday…

ISBN 9780194790734

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