Gorillas

Gorillas

by Seymour Simon

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Overview

Classic movies show giant gorillas scaling tall buildings and swatting planes from the sky, but actual gorillas are gentle social animals that live together in family groups like humans. In fact, gorillas are one of the closest genetic matches to people. And just like humans, gorillas can shriek, chuckle, hiccup, and even burp! Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon brings you a full-color photographic introduction to these fascinating animals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060891015
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 605,510
Product dimensions: 9.44(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.05(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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Gorillas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
_Hobbes_ More than 1 year ago
This is a good book to read if you love gorillas or if you just love to learn about animals. "Gorillas" was a very factual book explaining about how a gorilla acts, what they eat, and where they live. Packed full of information on gorillas I learned a lot about these facsinating mammals. This book is sure to please!