Free At Last

The One And Only Ivan

Conflict

The conflict of the story is Ivan's struggle to keep Stella's dying wish, which is to protect Ruby and make her happy. Ivan struggles for the fulfillment of Stella's wish is the reason that he made that drawing that saved them.

Title explaination

The title involves the story because Ivan is the one and only as said on the billboard of the mall that holds him. This title is important because That's who Ivan is inside, "The One And Only Ivan

Book review

I would give this book a 4/5 because of it's one flaw which is how fast the book tried to escalate things. I feel like there should have been more of the story, even though it was a 300 page book it felt like 50. The author could have provided a bit richer story telling.