Amazing Gorillas! is the third paperback title in an exciting series of non–fiction I Can Read Books that features kids' favorite animals and spectacular photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).
The exceptional writing and design of the I Can Read Books–paired with WCS's global research and conservation efforts, educational programs, and stunning photographs–make this a standout series for children, caretakers, and teachers!
|Series:||I Can Read Book 2 Series|
|Edition description:||Reading 2 With Help|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Lexile:||670L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Sarah L. Thomson is the author of Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag, a Nebraska Golden Sower Award finalist; all the Wildlife Conservation Society I Can Read Books, including Amazing Tigers!, winner of an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award; and What Lincoln Said, written with "admirable simplicity" (ALA Booklist). Sarah lives in Portland, Maine.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Summary: This book teaches children all about Gorillas. It tells about what they eat, where they live, how long they live for and how they survive. It talks about how gorillas interact with each other and play. How they survive in the habitat that they live in. And how old a Gorilla can become. Personal reaction: This is a very educational and informative book for younger children. I loved learning about animals when I was younger and I would have loved to have this book as a child.Classroom extension ideas: Have a lesson on Gorillas; Watch an informative movie about Gorillas, Gorilla art.
Summary: A basic introduction to the life of Gorillas. It tells where they live, how they are like humans and familys and that if we di not stop tearing down their homes they will not be here any longer. It has a glossary in back for refrence.Personal Reaction: I really liked this book. The pictures were adorable and the message was clear, precise and great. All the content was age appropriate. It would be a great book to start getting kids familiar with the need for conservation.Classroom Extension Ideas:1. Gather up a bunch more books about primates and have kids break into groups divided by primate type.2. Have kids think of and make posters of the ways they think Primates are similar to humans.