"It was Beauty that killed the Beast" King Kong is a giant gorilla, a massive monster of an ape who lives on a remote island.
The mighty beast falls for a beautiful girl, Ann Darrow, and desperate to have her he finds himself lured into captivity.
He is brought to civilisation and put on show, but when he sees Ann he breaks his heavy chains and begins to wreak havoc on the streets of New York ...The enthralling story of King Kong involves battles with dinosaurs, daring rescues and incredible escapes - endless thrills lead up to one of the most famous climaxes of all time!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Publication Date: 03/11/2005
- Category: Picture books
- ISBN: 9780552553841