Synopses & Reviews
"First in a planned Traveling Photographer series, this will delight armchair explorers and animal lovers."—KIRKUS REVIEWS
A SMITHSONIAN Notable Book for Children
Powerful but shy, the African mountain gorilla struggles for survival in the rainforests of Ugandas national parks. Through extraordinary images and a compelling text, wildlife photographer Richard Sobol leads us on an arduous journey to the gorillas hidden habitats and offers a hushed, close-up look at the gentle giants as they nibble on leaves for their morning meal. Striking photographs of the little-seen ritual remind readers of the wonders of this dwindling species, while a first-person narrative describes the photographers journey—and tells of efforts being made to preserve these magnificent creatures.
About the Author
Richard Sobol took the photographs that illustrate CONSTRUCTION ZONE by Cheryl Willis Hudson. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.