Synopses & Reviews
Beginning readers will learn how gorillas and people are alike, where and how gorillas live, how scientists study them, what scientists hope to learn about gorillas through their continued study, and what we can do to help them survive.
Amazing Gorillas!is the third title in the exciting series of nonfiction I Can Read Books filled with terrific photos from the Wildlife Conservation Society, one of the world's oldest and most respected wildlife conservation organizations.
TIGERS:“This clearly written resource introduces tigers in the wild.” ALA Booklist
“Very effective in illustrating points made in the text, the color photographs offer close-up shots of gorillas.” ALA Booklist
“Dramatic, high-quality photographs and a concise and thoughtful text . . . on a topic that fascinates many children.” Kirkus Reviews
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!
About the Author
Sarah L. Thomson is the author of three previous novels for young readers. Her most recent book is The Secret of the Rose, a thrilling historical mystery that the Maine Sunday Telegram called "a tour de force of 16th century London life." The Dragon's Son, a retelling of the King Arthur story, was a Junior Library Guild selection and a Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year. The Washington Post described The Manny, a comedy about a boy nanny, as having "a plot worthy of Jane Austen." A former editor with a major children's book publisher, she lives in Portland, Maine.