The One and Only Ivan Character Descriptions

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This intelligent, modest and funny narrator and hero seems more human than gorilla. He has a story to tell, one he thinks is important enough for humans to hear. He learns to communicate with the people around him though his art.


This character is much more than just an aging circus elephant; she is a wise advisor and a trusted friend. Sadly, it is her death that sparks change in the lives of all the animals.


Intelligent and full of optimism, this character is a symbol of hope in a world filled with loneliness and despair. She's also an elephant, and since, as the saying goes, elephants never forget, she absorbs all the lessons the other animals teach her, thus finding the strength to stand up for herself and inspire others to fight for freedom.


Rough and rugged, this character is the cynical voice of...

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