One Gorilla: A Counting Book

One Gorilla Book Cover One gorilla, two orangutans, and three chimpanzees lead the way in this portrait gallery of primates.  Every face has a distinctive personality and quirky details  Larger, more rare creatures appear first, progressing to smaller, more numerous primates like eight macaques, nine colobus monkeys, and ten lemurs.  This effective counting book ends with a group portrait of humankind- many ages and ethnicities.  “All primates. All one family.  All my family…and yours!”  Naturalistic, intense watercolors will capture the attention of small children. mjw
Title: One Gorilla: A Counting Book
Author: Anthony Browne
Illustrator
: Anthony Browne
Publisher
: Candlewick Press
Copyright
: 2013
Original language
: English
ISBN
: 978-0-7636-6352-0
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 3-7
Genre
: Picture book
Author’s residence
: England
Awards
: Hans Christian Andersen Award (Author)
Subjects
: Animals, Counting, England, Europe, Primates, Western Europe

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