Murilla Gorilla

tags Mystery
Murilla Gorilla
Author: Jennifer Lloyd
Illustrator: Jacqui Lee
Book Review By: Lekha Rai
Class: 3

Murilla Gorilla

Murilla Gorilla is a detective story by Jennifer Lloyd.

Murilla is a gorilla who lives in the African rainforest. Her house is messy house and she puts things in the wrong place. Her toys are in the bathtub and her books are in the fridge.

One day Ms. Chimpanzee called Murilla Gorilla to help her. So Murilla Gorilla went to the Mango market. The mystery was Ms. Chimpanze was selling banana muffins but somebody stole the muffins. She was very upset and it was a mystery who did it.

Murilla Gorilla promised to find out who stole the muffins. She followed the clues and she asked the other animals to show their footprints. Nobody’s footprint was right.  After that Murilla was too tired and goes to sleep under a tree. This time a banana peel fell on her. When she looked up, she saw little chimp. She knew little chimp ate the muffins. She asked little chimp to show his footprints and she was right!

But Ms. Chimpanzee was not angry. They both baked some more muffins.

I was excited to read this book because my parents like to read detective novels and now I have one too. It is interesting because the animals from the rainforest were selling things at the Mango Market. I liked the part where Murilla used magnifying glass and asked all animals to show their footprints. My mum said it was like a real detective story but I cannot make my house so messy.

If you like animals and detective stories you will like Murilla Gorilla.

Click here for other book reviews:

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Share with Friends

Categories
Tags
Adoption 9
Adventure 9
Autobiography 2
Bilingual book 1
Biography 4
Book review contest 2
CBSE 35
Children's Book 2
Children's Day 1
Chinna Thambi 1
Classics 11
colouring 11
Comics 1
counselling 1
counsellinng 0
Counting book 1
COVID 19 6
dance 1
Delayed milestones 1
Drama 1
Dyslexia 1
Education 4
Education in India 20
Educational Testing 1
Emergent writing 2
Expository text structure 2
Expostory text Features 1
Fairy Tales 2
Fantasy 39
Festivals of India 30
Fiction 32
Fine motor skills 1
Folktales 1
Ghost Stories 2
Graphic Novel 2
Harry Potter 11
Historical Mystery 1
Hithopadesha in Tamil 17
Horror 2
Humour 20
India 8
Indian Air Force 1
indian festivals 20
Indian Independence Day 2
Indian kidlit 32
Indian states 12
Indian Traditions 1
Interview 2
Learning to read 6
life cycle of a butterfly 1
Lion 2
Masala Fairy Tales 17
mental health 3
Monsoon 1
Music 1
Mystery 4
Narrative Text Structure 1
Navratri 1
Phonics 1
picture book 11
play 1
Poetry 6
Primary Education in India 1
purangkooramai 1
Reading 1
reading challenge 1
Reading comprehension 4
REPUBLIC DAY 1
Sci Fi 1
Screen time 1
Self help 1
Short Stories 3
Stories by children 3
Stories from India 39
Tailor bird 1
Tamil Story 38
Text Structure 2
therapy 1
Thirukkural 29
Traditional Indian Games 1
virtual schooling 3
Vocabulary 1
worksheets 35
writing 4
Young Adult 15
Young Writers 20
அன்னப்பறவை-மயில்-போர் 1
அன்னப்பறவை-மயில்கள்-போர் 0
அழுக்காறாமை 1
இந்திய திருவிழாக்கள் 7
ஒழுக்கமுடைமை 2
கொக்கு 1
சிறுகதை 12
தமிழ் கதை 20
திருக்குறள் 29
திருவிழா கதைகள் 4
நடுவு நிலைமை 1
புலித்தோல் போர்த்திய கழுதை 1
பொம்மைகொலு 1
பொறையுடைமை 2
Follow us on