Gorillas (Seymour Simon)

Summary:

This book introduces us to gorillas around the world. Their sizes vary, depending on where they live. They wrestle with each other and live in small family groups, just like human children. The eat juicy fruit, leaves, and stems. They can eat about 50 pounds of plants a day.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Find lots of great information for anyone wanting to know about gorillas in this easy-to-read nonfiction picture book.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

My daughter enjoyed the photos and learning the interesting facts about each gorilla. She enjoyed the different faces of the gorillas. She thought some of the faces might look like the faces she has seen on real people in the store.

Parent Reaction

I also enjoyed reading this and looking at the pictures. I learned information I had never heard before. I was surprised she liked it but the writing was short and concise and the relevant photos helped.

Type of Book:
This is a nonfiction photo-story about gorillas.
Educational Themes:

This is a book about gorillas and how and where they live. You can go beyond the book to expand topics about similarities and differences, contrasting and comparing facts and habitat information, etc.

Reading Level:
6.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 9
Age of child:
Read with a 5-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. This is an excellent book ... and young animal lovers may want to explore it often. Your public or local library should definitely have this book.

Title Gorillas
About

Seymour Simon

Author Seymour Simon
Publisher Collins, Imprint HarperCollins Publishers © 2000
Illustrators Seymour Simon
ISBN 0060230355
Material Hard Cover
Genres Nature, Animal (Nonfiction)
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