Barnaby Gorilla was special. Why? Not because he was born first at Roxbury Zoo, or because he had his picture in the paper. Not because a sign was hung on the wall that told about him or because of all the humans who came to see him. Then why?The family troop, the "crowd," food-finding, performing little tricks--these are all part of growing up for a young gorilla in the zoo. Barnaby loved his world, and being so important was pretty nice too.You will enjoy the antics of Barnaby in this charming story that teaches we are all special, everyone of us.