The One and Only Ivan Characters

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Ivan

Ivan is a silverback gorilla who lives in a stationary circus. Ivan is a talented gorilla who can draw pictures and write simple words. He lives in his domain all the time, never leaving it for any reason. Ivan is good friends with Stella, the elephant who lives beside him, and Bob, a stray dog who likes to sleep on Ivan's belly.

When Stella is dying, she asks Ivan to take care of Ruby, a baby elephant who is new to the circus. Ivan grows concerned for Ruby as the owner of the circus, Mack, begins to train her to take Stella's place in the ring. Ivan finally draws a large picture that eventually draws enough scrutiny on the circus that if causes an inspection and the removal of all the animals to the zoo. Ivan has gotten what he wanted for Ruby and a better situation for...

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