All the wild gorillas live in Africa. They are peaceful and intelligent, and live in family groups called troops. Here are descriptions of the physical characteristics of these primates as well as information about how they live, including how they eat, raise their young, and adapt to their environment. Gibbons's trademark style features kid-friendly explanations and visually presented facts.
About the Author
Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator," according to the Washington Post. Winner of the 2010 Regina Award, she has written and illustrated more than fifty books for Holiday House. She lives in Corinth, Vermont.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book tells you absolutely everything about gorillas. The book is told simply and adds more information on gorillas in the midst of Ms. Gibbon's beautiful paintings. I learned so much reading this book that I didn't know about gorillas before. Classroom connection: Primates, Gorillas