Patrick Wensink – Go Go Gorillas

Patrick Wensink is a bestselling author of five books for grownups and now he shifts gears into children’s literature with his picture book GO GO GORILLAS, illustrated by Nate Wragg.

Go Go Gorillas: A Romping Bedtime Tale is an all-out jungle boogie, complete with baby gorilla doing the robot! Just don’t tell the safari guide.

Since we last talked …

Patrick Wensink has been busy. Here is an update.

Amazing project for us during the COVID19 crisis: Junk Drawer Spy Club

Free daily spy missions that encourage kids to use stuff around the house to solve a crime. Each mission has a story and the story arc develops every day to help them become the world’s greatest kid spies! Learn more

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